Flint Man Shot by Home Owner for Attempting to Gain Entry while Armed with a Knife

FLINT, MI – On February 11th, 2020, Flint Police responded to the area of 1000 block of Garden for a shooting. On scene, the occupants of a home reported that a man, armed with a knife, was attempting to gain entry into their house.

One of the occupants shot the man then held him until police arrived.Jacob Sword

During the same time frame, another report was received that a man had just robbed a teacher at knife point at a nearby elementary school. The school had just dismissed students and there were no children present at the time of the reported robbery.

The description of this armed man matched that of the one who was taken into custody on Garden.

The suspect, Jacob Sword, 30-years-old, was transported to a local hospital and treated for his non- life threatening injury.

Jacob Adam Sword has been charged and arraigned in this case for Armed Robbery, Home Invasion 1st Degree & Assaulting Police.

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