UPDATE: MSP Investigates Another Officer Involved Shooting in Eaton County

UPDATE Monday 11:46 a.m.: Students at Grand Ledge High School have been read a statement from the superintendent of schools and there are counselors available for students. Local ministers are also available to talk to students who request faith-based counsel.

6 News reporter Christa Lamendola is in Eaton County covering the story and will have updates online and on 6 News at 5 & 6

UPDATE 12:09: Michigan State Police say a 17-year-old was killed in a shooting involving an Eaton County Sheriff’s Sgt. Saturday night.

MSP says Deven Guildford of Mulliken was shot and killed following a traffic stop on M-43 west of Cochran Road in Roxand Township.

A physical struggle took place between Guildford and the sergeant.

MSP says during the struggle the sergeant sustained significant injuries and fired his weapon.

Guildford died at the scene.

The Eaton County sergeant was taken to Sparrow Hospital for treatment.

According to the Eaton County Sheriff’s Office the sergeant involved has been put on paid administrative leave.

Michigan State Police was requested by the Eaton County Sheriff’s Department to conduct an investigation into the shooting.

Investigative personnel from the Lansing Post and First District Special Investigation Section are currently investigating this incident.



Original Report:Michigan State Police is investigating another officer involved shooting in Eaton County Saturday night.

According to a press release from the Eaton County Sheriff’s Office, the shooting happened at 8:30 p.m. during a traffic stop on M-43 west of Cochran in Roxand Twp.

An Eaton County Sheriff Sergeant conducted the traffic stop.

A physical struggle took place between the driver and the Sergeant.

The Sergeant sustained injuries and the driver was shot and killed.

This is the second deadly shooting involving the Eaton County Sheriff’s Office in the month of February this year.

Stay with 6 news for this developing story.




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