In southwestern Michigan, a 40-year-old man lost his life, and a police officer sustained non-life-threatening injuries during a gunfire exchange.
The incident occurred in Hagar Township around 12:30 p.m. on Monday, as two Coloma Township officers and a Berrien County sheriff’s deputy responded to a “domestic type incident,” according to state police.
The exchange of shots involved both the officers and the 40-year-old man. A Coloma Township officer suffered a gunshot wound, though not considered life-threatening. The sequence of gunfire and the initiator remained unclear.
The identities of the individuals involved were not disclosed. The Berrien County prosecutor’s office has enlisted state police to conduct an investigation into the shooting.
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Situated along Lake Michigan, Hagar Township is approximately 73 miles southwest of Grand Rapids.