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Montcalm County Sheriff's Office
Friday May 30th, 2014 :: 09:07 a.m. EDT


Felonious Assault Arrest on May 29, 2014

Subject of Release: Felonious Assault Arrest
Date and Time: Thursday, May 29, 2014 at approximately
1:20 P.M.
Location of Incident: 11000 Block of South River Road in
Eureka Township.

Montcalm County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a felonious assault report in the 11000 block of South River Road in Eureka Township at approximately 1:20 P.M. on Thursday, May 29, 2014. The investigation led to the arrest of a Belding man.

The initial report indicated that the victim, a fifty year old man also from Belding, went to the home of a friend on River Road and was confronted by the suspect, a fifty year old, who was living on the same property. An argument erupted between the two which led to the suspect retrieving a long gun and pointing it at the victim.

The deputies arrived and apprehended the suspect without incident and the weapon, a single shot shotgun, was recovered.

No one was injured during the incident.

The Greenville Department of Public Safety assisted at the scene and Montcalm County Emergency Medical Services was placed on standby during the event.

The suspect is expected to be charged and arraigned on felony charges.

Montcalm County Sheriff's Office
659 North State Street
Stanton, MI 48888

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 989-831-7590

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