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Northern Michigan officers shoot dead suicidal man with gun

Posted: 4:01 PM, Oct 26, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-26 16:18:48-04

WALLOON LAKE, Mich. (AP) — State Police say officers in northern Michigan have fatally shot a suicidal man who pulled out a gun after being confronted by them.

Police say the shooting occurred about 2:30 a.m. Saturday in the Charlevoix County community of Walloon Lake.

They say a Charlevoix County deputy and Boyne City officer were dispatched to locate a suicidal person and located him at an intersection in Walloon Lake. A struggle ensued, and the man produced a gun, and the officers opened fire.

Police say the officers provided first aid and called for medical assistance, but the man died. His name hasn’t been released.

The officers weren’t injured.