UPDATE (05/08/2023 – 3:42 p.m.) — Prosecutor Jerard Jarzynka has announced charges against a man who allegedly shot and killed his nephew on May 7.

Paul Stiles, 55, was arrested Sunday evening. Stiles was arraigned on charges of Open Murder and Felony Firearm.

The maximum penalty for Open Murder is life in the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC).

Bond for Stiles was denied, and he is being lodged at the Jackson County Jail.

A preliminary exam has been scheduled for Stiles at 9:30 a.m. on May 24.

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLNS) — Deputies with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man Sunday night for allegedly shooting and killing his nephew.

A Facebook post from the sheriff’s office detailed Sunday’s events.

At around 5:20 p.m., deputies were sent to the 12400 block of Stony Point Road in Hanover Township to respond to a shooting. A woman had called 911, saying her friend had been shot by his uncle in a home.

Both a deputy and a Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer started to tell the home’s occupants to leave the residence.

The 55-year-old suspect left the home and was arrested with no issues.

After entering the home, deputies found a 34-year-old man dead, with a gunshot wound to the head. A gun was later found in the home.

Officials said that they believe that alcohol and drugs were factors in the shooting.

The 55-year-old was taken to the Jackson County Jail. Officials have sent a warrant request for homicide to the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office.