SW Michigan Deputy Fatally Shoots Person At Gas Station – CBS Detroit

GALESBURG, Michigan (AP) – A sheriff’s deputy fatally shot and killed an armed person in southwest Michigan early Monday after officers were called to a gas station about an unknown emergency, police said.

Kalamazoo County Sheriff Richard Fuller said a deputy shot the person at around 3 a.m. on Monday at a Shell gas station in the Comstock parish near Galesburg.

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Fuller said authorities responded to “an unknown 911 call to Shell gas station” when the deputy shot and killed the person armed with a gun.

The MP was not injured and there is no danger to the public, Fuller said.

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No further information was immediately released on Monday morning about what led to the shootings.

Michigan State Police are investigating the shooting and the shooting proxy has been given leave of absence, a routine step in the event of police shooting.

Galesburg is about 193 kilometers west of Detroit.

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