EATON COUNTY, Mich. (WLNS) — The 911 call made after a violent fight at a Quality Dairy in Eaton County has been released. The call was made Tuesday morning after Michigan State Police said a man was stabbed during an argument over wearing a mask.
Dispatch: “Eaton County 911. What’s the location of your emergency?”
Caller: “Quality Dairy on 7120 Lansing Rd. A customer just stabbed another customer over a mask and then took off out of the parking lot.”
Michigan State Police said 43-year-old Sean Ruis stabbed a 77-year-old man. Ruis died later that morning after police said he pulled a knife on a deputy during a traffic stop, who then shot him.
Caller: “He’s an older male. He’s still in my store. Um, the guy was threatening all of us so I got in my car to call so that he didn’t come after me while I was calling. How is he doing? They said he’s not doing well. It looks like he was stabbed in the neck. repeatedly.”
Dispatch: “In the neck? Is it serious?”
Dispatch: “Multiple times.”
Caller: “Please hurry.”
Dispatch: “Yup. We got lots of help come that way.”
We spoke to MSP Wednesday morning and they said the 77-year- old man is in critical condition, but stable.
Dispatch: “Do you have video there too.”
Caller: “Not in the parking lot, but in the store we do.”
We reached out to Quality Dairy and a spokesperson said they gave that video to state police, but neither the investigators nor the store would make the video public at this time.
Caller: “Yea the cops are here.”
Caller: “Can I hang up?”
Dispatch: “You go talk to them. Thank you Dear.”
Caller: “Alight bye.”