MSP: Arenac Co. police scene now clear, suspect injured
ARENAC CO., Mich. (WNEM) – An active police scene in Arenac County involving a suspect with drug felonies is now clear, according to Michigan State Police (MSP).
The person shot themself and is in serious condition after a traffic stop turned into a pursuit, MSP said, adding the suspect was taken to a hospital for treatment.
All emergency personnel are clear of the scene. The person was given immediate medical attention and was taken to the hospital.
No other injuries were reported.
It started on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at about 5 p.m. when MSP troopers from the West Branch post attempted the traffic stop near Twining. MSP said the suspect drove away, which led to the pursuit.
According to MSP, the driver’s vehicle became disabled shortly afterward near Reed Road and Main Street in Clayton Township, and the driver, armed with a gun, threatened suicide.
MSP said the Emergency Services Team responded and negotiators attempted to talk to the suspect.
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