Traverse City Record-Eagle

September 10, 2013

Reports: Michigan trooper shot during traffic stop

Associated Press

---- — SHERMAN TOWNSHIP — Authorities said a Michigan state trooper was shot during a traffic stop in western Michigan.

WOOD-TV said the shooting happened Monday evening in Mason County’s Sherman Township, northeast of Ludington. It quoted the Mason County sheriff’s department as saying a suspect was in custody.

The sheriff’s department told The Associated Press that no information would be available until this morning. A state police dispatcher also said that that no information was immediately available.

WJR-AM said the trooper was airlifted to a hospital, where his condition was unknown