UPDATE: Eaton County Sheriffs confirm identity of person shot in Delta Township

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UPDATE (10:50 a.m. 6/17/2020) — The Eaton County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the man who died in the Delta Township shooting is 26-year-old Ronnie Holmes from Walker, Mich.

UPDATE: (5:10 p.m.) — The Eaton County Sheriff’s Office has released 9-1-1 calls received yesterday in regards to the fatal shooting that occurred on Saginaw Hwy near Brookside Dr. in Delta Township.

The sheriff’s office reports more than 10 callers contacted the Eaton County 911 to almost simultaneously to report a subject firing a gun as he walked in the roadway.

6 News obtained the 9-1-1 calls and posted them below. You may listen at your own discretion.

UPDATE: (12:20 p.m.) – There are more details being released as the investigation into a fatal shooting in Delta Township continues.

The Eaton County Sheriff’s Office is saying they received several reports of a man standing in the middle of West Saginaw Highway in the area of the 6500 block. The calls said the man had fired a handgun several times and was pointing his gun at cars driving by.

Investigators say a 22-year-old Delta Township man was driving east and stopped near Brookside Drive when the gunman stepped in front of his vehicle. The gunman pointed his handgun at the driver, who stepped out of his vehicle, pulled his own handgun, which he is licensed to carry and shot the gunman.

That man, a 26-year-old who is believed to be from suburban Grand Rapids, died at the scene.

DELTA TWP., Mich (WLNS) – Saginaw Highway in Delta Township between Creyts Roads and Canal Road is closed in both directions as police investigate a fatal shooting.

Officers were called to the area just after 8:30 a.m. after receiving reports of a man with a gun in the road.

Witnesses say the man was walking down Saginaw, aiming a gun at people and firing shots.

Those witnesses say a driver heading east on Saginaw saw the man shooting and pulled out his own handgun, shooting and killing the man.

Police say that the man does have license to carry a gun and is cooperating with investigators.

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