Man faces new charges in Muskegon Heights basketball game shooting

Posted at 3:22 PM, Jul 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-15 15:22:57-04

MUSKEGON, Mich. — A 22-year-old man is facing additional charges in connection with a shooting after a Muskegon Heights basketball game.

The Muskegon County Prosecutor’s Office says Clarence McCaleb was charged Friday with three counts of attempted murder and three counts of felony firearms.

McCaleb is accused of shooting three people after the  Feb. 9 game.   He was previously charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, felony firearm and carrying a concealed weapon.

According to the Muskegon County Prosecutor’s Office, McCaleb was confronted by a Muskegon County Sheriff’s Deputy after the initial shooting and the deputy shot him.

The prosecutor’s office says the deputy took the necessary action to save his life and others at the scene.

According to detectives, McCaleb told them that he had gone to Muskegon Heights to watch the basketball game. He ran into a group of people at the game and went out to his car to get a gun.  He told police that when he tried to leave, the group of people ran at him and he fired shots into the crowd.