NORWAY — Michigan State Police from the Iron Mountain Post are still investigating a shooting incident in Norway.
The situation unfolded Wednesday afternoon. Witnesses said it happened at a residence on 11th Avenue behind the Loadmaster facility.
“Troopers went to a residence in Norway to serve a warrant, and when entering the house, the suspect shot at them with a handgun,” said First Lieutenant Christine Grabowski of the Michigan State Police Iron Mountain Post.
Two troopers were injured in the incident. Grabowski said one was treated and released from the Dickinson County Hospital, while the other sought his or her own treatment.
Troopers are trained and prepared for adverse situations like these.
“Well, every police officer is prepared for situations by not taking anything as routine,” Grabowski added. “Whether you’re knocking on somebody’s door, whether you’re stopping a car, nothing is routine, and you always expect the unexpected.”
The suspect was taken into custody uninjured and lodged in the Dickinson County Jail. Richard Goodreau, 49 years old of Norway, MI was charged with criminal sexual conduct in the first degree, assault with intent to murder, malicious destruction of police property, and a felony firearms charge.
Due to the shooting incident, one trooper was treated and released at the Dickinson County Hospital. The other trooper sought own medical treatment. The suspect is still in jail on a one million dollar bond. His next court date is scheduled for February 25th, with a 9AM preliminary hearing on March 4th.
UPDATE — 9:30 AM Thursday, February 12, 2015 (EST)
Michigan State Police from the Iron Mountain Post say that one of the troopers injured in the shooting incident was treated and released from Dickinson County Hospital. The other trooper sought their own treatment. State Police also added that the Norway Police Department assisted at the scene.
UPDATE — 7:30 PM Wednesday, February 11, 2015 (EST)
Just after 3:30 p.m. this afternoon, someone shot at police near 11th & 12th avenue in Norway. Troopers from the Michigan State Police were attempting to serve a warrant at a residence when they came under fire.
Two troopers received injuries. The suspect was not injured. The suspect was taken into custody and is currently lodged in the Dickinson County Jail.
NORWAY — Witnesses say just after 3:30 p.m. this afternoon, someone shot at police near 11th & 12th avenue in Norway. The standoff was reportedly underway with Norway Police between a lone gunman, as shots were fired in a home.
Norway Police and Michigan State Police were both on the scene. Police were attempting to issue an arrest warrant when shots were fired. MSP officers are reported to have minor injuries.
ABC 10 is in contact with Norway residents near the scene of the apparent police shooting and will update this story as more information is made available.