HART, Oceana County — The father of the man connected to the killing of a Michigan State Police trooper says his son is a father to be.
During a phone interview with FOX 17 News, the father of 20-year-old Eric Knysz said his son and his wife, Sarah, of Irons, Mich., are being investigated for the shooting death of MSP trooper Paul Butterfield.
The father said his son’s wife, Sarah, was in the car at the time of the shooting. He also told FOX 17’s Ann Marie LaFlamme that Sarah is 6-months pregnant.
He said he never would have imagined this would happen and that he didn’t even know Eric owned a gun. Eric Knysz is hospitalized. Investigators say the suspect was shot during an exchange of gunfire with officers. Sarah Knysz is locked up awaiting charges.
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