SAINT CLAIR, SHORES, MI – Officers are on scene where several shots were fired outside of Lakeland Manor.
Lakeland Manor is a Banquet hall in St. Clair Shores.
On November 4th, 2018, at approximaltey 6:22PM, the St. Clair Shores Police Department received a 911 call from Lakeland Manor banquet hall located at 26211 Harper Avenue regarding a man with a gun.
The initial information received from the caller was that a black man wearing a white shirt was armed with a long gun outside of the facility. Inside of the banquet hall were 70 guests.
Upon arrival a man matching the description of the suspect was seen standing outside of the banquet hall. The suspect ignored several demands from officers. He then tried to flee on foot.
St. Clair Shores K9 Axe was deployed and upon confronting the suspect he fired shots which struck Officer K9 Axe. Officers returned gunfire shooting and killing the suspect.
Officer K-9 Axe had been shot and was taken vet in Madison Heights. Sadly K9 Axe has died from his injuries.
This is an ongoing investigation and will be handled by the Macomb County Sheriff’s Department. That is policy and procedure when there is an officer involved shooting.
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