Face mask dispute stabbing leads to officer-involved shooting

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UPDATE: (10:24 a.m.) DELTA TWP., MI. (WLNS)- A 43-year-old Grand Ledge man is dead after being shot by a police officer following a fight at a Dimondale Quality Dairy store.

According to the Michigan State Police, the argument began over wearing a mask inside the store.

Police say the 43-year-old allegedly stabbed the man he was arguing with and left to a nearby neighborhood. The stabbing victim has been treated for his injuries.

The suspect then allegedly pulled a knife on an Eaton County deputy, who then shot the man.

The man died of his injuries.

The Michigan State Police is heading up the investigation.


ORIGINAL STORY: DELTA TWP., MI (WLNS) – There is a heavy police presence at a Delta Township neighborhood.

6 News is told that gunshots were heard in the area just after 9:00 a.m. today.

The Michigan State Police and Eaton County Sheriff’s deputies are on the scene near Dixon Road and Jerryson Drive.

6 News has crews on the scene and will update this story online.

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