UPDATE 8:29 P.M. (WLNS) – Today, Eaton County Sheriff’s Deputies assisted Grand Ledge police in arresting a 26-year-old man from Lansing who police say was involved in a violent crime.

The man was allegedly armed with a handgun and initially fled the scene in Grand Ledge before crashing his car in Delta Township. One witness says they saw the suspect grab a firearm and flee on foot.

Deputies began a foot chase, but the suspect disappeared into the woods near Stone Ridge Drive and Saginaw Highway.

Several agencies set up perimeters and searched for the suspect, which eventually lead to his arrest without further incident. They are now being lodged at the Eaton County Jail.


UPDATE: 4:24 P.M. (WLNS) – Eaton County 911 has lifted its shelter in place order for the area of Saginaw Hwy. and Creyts Rd. in Delta Township. The suspect is now in custody.

Police have not released any information on the suspect.

THIS IS A DEVELOPING STORY AND WILL BE UPDATED AS MORE INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE


EATON COUNTY, Mich. (WLNS) — Police are looking for an armed subject in Delta Township, according to a text alert from Eaton County 911.

Officials are looking for the subject in the area of West Saginaw Highway and North Creyts Road.

The person is wearing a white shirt and yellow shorts, and officials are asking people to take shelter indoors.

6 News was on scene and saw a car getting put onto a tow truck, however police would not confirm if the incident was related.

We are working this story and will have more information for you soon.