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.
The Michigan State Police are assisting Muskegon Heights PD with a felonious assault upon an officer. There is a large police presence, please avoid the area. Additional details will be released as they become available.— @MSPWestMI (@mspwestmi) October 24, 2021
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