Police ID Man Who Died In Eaton Co. Officer-Involved Shooting

Photo courtesy of Michigan Department of Corrections

UPDATE: The Michigan Department of Corrections said its online information was incorrect and now says Lundy was not a probation absconder. Lundy had been on probation and was out on bond after pleading guilty in a January retail fraud incident. He was to have been sentenced in that case next week.

EATON COUNTY, MI (WLNS) – Michigan State Police say two Eaton County deputies fired their weapons Tuesday morning, killing a 32-year-old man.

The 32-year-old man has been identified as Matthew Lundy of Charlotte, according to Michigan State Police.

It happened around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 3000 block of south Canfield Road. That’s about three miles west of Eaton Rapids.

Deputies responded to a call about a car that had slid-off the road and into a ditch. Upon arrival at the scene, police discovered a weapon.

Soon after shots were fired by two deputies. At this point state police detective aren’t saying what led up to the shooting, nor are they releasing any information about the man who died.

A detective says they’ll learn more about what happened with new, high-tech cameras.

“We are going to review video, interview witnesses, interview the parties involved when we can, dash cam video, body cameras as well,” said Michigan State Police Det. 1st Lt. Sean Furlong.

A third deputy was on scene, but wasn’t involved in the shooting.

All three deputies were taken to a local hospital where they were treated and released.

According to the Michigan Department of Corrections, Lundy was on probation for malicious destruction of personal property. He absconded probation back in January.

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