Man Who Shot Himself During Arrest Attempt Passes Away

We now know that a Grand Traverse County man who shot himself during an arrest attempt by police has died.

It happened just before 11 a.m. last Thursday.

Grand Traverse County Sheriff’s Office deputies were attempting to arrest a man at the Village of Bay Ridge in Traverse City for embezzlement.

When deputies confronted the man, he pulled a gun on them.

They say he later turned the gun on himself.

He was taken to Munson Hospital -in critical condition.

Michigan State Police were investigating the situation, and they say he has now died.