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Police respond to disorderly man with firearm at Grandville business

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Posted at 9:10 PM, Sep 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-03 15:11:17-04

GRANDVILLE, Mich. — Grandville police responded to reports of a disorderly man displaying a gun at a business Thursday afternoon.

The City of Grandville Police Department says the incident occurred near Ivanrest Avenue and Century Center Street.

We’re told officers received a description of the man’s vehicle and were able to locate it after the suspect exited the business.

Police apprehended the suspect near Franklin Street and Grandville Avenue in Grand Rapids following a vehicular pursuit, authorities say. We're told a 40-year-old woman and her 7-year-old daughter were present inside the vehicle but were unharmed.

A firearm was reportedly confiscated.

The suspect has since been identified as 23-year-old James Albert Patrick Jr., who police say was charged Friday with meth possession, fleeing police, assault with a dangerous weapon, child abuse, as well as a number of weapons charges.

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