UPDATE (4:00 p.m.) – Jackson County Prosecutor Jerry Jarzynka tells 6 News that assault with intent to murder charges will be brought against a Jackson County teen.
Bret Goodnuff, 17, is accused of beating his grandmother with a baseball bat during an argument over a cellphone.
Bond was set at $250,000.
Goodnuff fled his grandmother’s Rives Township home and was later arrested while riding a bicycle on I-96 in Calhoun County.
He will be back in court October 19.
The grandmother is expected to recover from her injuries.
JACKSON, Mich (WLNS) – A Jackson County teen is in custody today a argument turned violent Wednesday.
Jackson County Sheriff Steve Rand tells 6 News that the 17-year-old man got into an argument with his grandmother just before 6 p.m. at her house on the 9000 block of Easton Road in Rives Township.
She told deputies that they were arguing over a cellphone when the teen assaulted her with a baseball bat.
The 58-year-old woman had injuries to her arms, head and back.
She was taken to Henry Ford Allegiance Hospital with, what deputies say, are non-life threatening injuries.
The suspect was later found in Calhoun County riding a bicycle on I-94.
He was arrested and is today in the Jackson County jail.
The information has been turned over to the Prosecuting Attorney to decide if charges will be filed.