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Man arrested in connection to shooting of Muskegon Heights police officer in Illinois

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Posted at 1:34 AM, Oct 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-01 22:35:50-04

MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. — Authorities report that a suspect, Ray Jackson, was apprehended in Illinois in connection to the shooting of a police officer.

On Oct. 24, 2021, at 8:35 p.m. a Muskegon Heights Police Department officer was treated and released for non-life-threatening injuries.

The officer recovered from injuries obtained from a fleeing car after attempting to stop a car for a traffic violation on 7th and Delano in Muskegon Heights.

After the driver refused to stop for the officer a pursuit followed resulting in the mentioned injuries.

A tow truck loaded up a pick-up truck and took away the car the fleeing driver used from the scene around 5 a.m. Sunday.

Michigan State Police assisted Muskegon Heights Police.

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