CHARLOTTE, Mich. (WLNS) – A 29-year-old man has been convicted of thirteen counts after shooting at Charlotte police officers in April of 2021.

Michael Justin Hyde shot at officers on April 25, 2021 during a high-speed chase on I-69.

The chase began after officers saw Hyde’s vehicle, which matched descriptions from another shooting incident in Eaton Rapids.

Hyde was arrested after his car broke down on I-96.

Today, Hyde was convicted of:

  • Assault with intent to murder
  • Two counts of assault with intent to do great bodily harm
  • Discharge of a firearm from a vehicle
  • Felon in possession of a firearm
  • Five counts of felony firearm
  • Carrying a concealed weapon
  • Fleeing a Police Officer in the 4th degree
  • Operating a motor vehicle without a license

Hyde will be sentenced as a fourth-time habitual offender in front of Judge Janice K. Cunningham of the 56th Circuit Court on July 14. He faces up to life in prison with the opportunity for parole.