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Man charged in wife’s shooting, victim in critical condition

Posted: 4:19 PM, Oct 23, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-23 16:22:29-04

POLKTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A man is facing charges after allegedly shooting his wife Monday in Ottawa County.

The shooting happened around 5:27 p.m. on 80th Avenue south of State Road in Polkton Township, near Coopersville.

Authorities haven’t said what led up to the shooting yet but said the victim, 24-year-old Emily Chatman, is still in critical condition at a Grand Rapids hospital.

On Wednesday, 25-year-old Jaron Chatman was arraigned on charges of reckless discharge of a firearm causing serious injury and felony firearms.