From our friends at the NC Sheriff’s Department:
On September 12, 2020 at approximately 0830 hours the Newaygo County Sheriff’s Office responded to the address of 1471 W 136th St in Ashland Township for a possible felonious assault in progress. Upon arrival the male suspect discharged the firearm and barricaded himself in a bedroom with a handgun. All the other occupants were escorted out of the residence and the
The Newaygo County Emergency Response Team was called to the scene. When ERT made entry into the room they found the male suspect deceased.
The name of the suspect is being withheld until notification can be made to next of kin.
The Newaygo County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Michigan State Police Hart Post, DNR, and LIFE EMS.