Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. EDT
DETROIT (AP) — Authorities say a man has been shot and wounded by Detroit police who were investigating an alleged assault. Officers responded Wednesday night on the city’s west side following a report that two people had been assaulted and encountered the man, who allegedly had a weapon. Police say the wounded man was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in critical condition. His name wasn’t immediately released. No officers were injured.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican Bill Schuette and Democrat Gretchen Whitmer traded numerous attacks in their final debate before the election of Michigan’s next governor. Schuette urged voters to not go “backward” amid an improved economy and Whitmer vowed to fix the state’s long-standing problems in the televised debate held Wednesday night.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A judge has ordered federal marshals to use a “minimum amount of force” if necessary to bring a man to court for a final hearing before he faces trial in the stabbing of a Flint airport police officer. Amor Ftouhi declined to leave his cell during a previous hearing in Flint federal court. He’s due in court again Thursday to discuss the Nov. 5 trial. Ftouhi is charged with committing an act of violence at an airport and interfering with security. The Montreal man is a native of Tunisia.
DETROIT (AP) — A lawsuit alleging sexual assault has been filed against opera singer David Daniels, who is also a University of Michigan professor. A student at the university claims Daniels groped him, sent sexual photos and videos of himself, and requested sexual photos and videos of the student in return. Daniels didn’t immediately respond to a call seeking comment. Daniels is on leave from Michigan amid claims he sexually assaulted a performer nearly a decade ago. He denied the allegation.