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Published on May 27, 2024
63-Year-Old Man Arrested After Deadly Shooting Spree and Standoff with Michigan State Police in SaginawSource: Google Street View

A 63-year-old man was arrested after a fatal shooting spree in Saginaw, where he killed a woman, slammed into a state trooper's car, and then engaged in a firefight with the authorities, officials said. According to WWJ Newsradio, the Michigan State Police were called to a residence on Cathay Street around 9:30 p.m. Sunday, where they found that the suspect had already taken off with the 47-year-old female victim in his car.

The same suspect was later stopped by troopers near Holland Ave and Outer Dr, it was at this moment he rammed his vehicle into the patrol car and shots were exchanged but no officers were injured during the encounter and the suspect was apprehended, as his captive succumbed to her wounds at a local hospital, Michigan State Police's Third District relayed in a post on their official platform.

While the victim was rushed for medical attention, her life could not be saved and she was pronounced dead after arrival at the hospital. Meanwhile, the suspect remained unharmed and was booked into the Saginaw County Jail where he awaits charges, the trooper involved was also unharmed in the incident. The Michigan State Police are still piecing together the events that led up to the tragic shooting, and so far haven't disclosed any details about the relationship between the shooter and the victim.

Multiple units were called to support the ongoing investigation, including the MSP First District Incident Response Team, MSP Accident Reconstruction Unit, and MSP Bridgeport Lab, ensuring a comprehensive examination of the crime scene and circumstances surrounding the lethal exchange this information was made available by the authorities and reflected by the press alongside the gravity of the situation and potential consequences awaiting the perpetrator.