Police: State trooper fatally shoots man, 68 - WNEM TV 5

Police: State trooper fatally shoots man, 68

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Michigan State Police say a trooper fatally shot a 68-year-old man as the trooper responded to a possible call to 911 where someone hung up.

The Ludington Daily News reports the shooting happened about 11 p.m. Tuesday near Ludington after the man pointed a gun at the trooper.

Names of those involved weren't immediately released.

Police say the man confronted the trooper, who fired one shot. The newspaper reports the man was taken to a hospital, where he died.

The Mason County sheriff's department and the Ludington Police Department also responded.

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