Trooper, officers put on administrative leave following trooper-involved shooting in Alma
ALMA, Michigan. -- ***UPDATE***
We’ve learned new details about a trooper-involved shooting in Alma.
A trooper was called to the 600 block of Moyer Avenue just before 9 p.m. to investigate a domestic disturbance between a mother and her adult son, according to a release.
The man’s mother left the home prior to troopers arriving.
Officers tried to make contact with the suspect inside the home by repeatedly announcing their presence. After about an hour, they made entry into the home and were immediately confronted by the suspect who was armed with a crossbow.
Two of the three officers fired their weapons, injuring the suspect in the shoulder.
In accordance with MSP department policy, the involved trooper has been placed on administrative leave.
Both of the involved officers from the Alma DPS have also been placed on administrative leave in accordance with Alma DPS policy.
Michigan State Police confirm that a trooper-involved shooting took Tuesday night in Alma.
It took place on Moyer Avenue.
While the trooper was not injured, the suspect was injured and is in the hospital.
We will update as we learn more.