Sheridan man arrested for reckless discharge of firearm


By Daily News • Last Updated 9:08 am on Monday, August 19, 2013

EVERGREEN TOWNSHIP — A 42-year-old Sheridan man was arrested Friday for reckless discharge of a firearm.

Deputies with the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a firearm being discharged within a home in the 4000 block of S. Lund Road at approximately 2:13 p.m.

Investigation revealed that the man had recently been arguing with his wife. He had left work on Friday and gone home when he discharged a 7 mm rifle inside the home.

The man was alone inside the home, however, his mother was standing outside of the home at the time of the incident and immediately left upon hearing the gunshot.

Deputies arrived on scene and searched the home for the man and found that damage was limited to a small hole in an exterior wall of the home.

The deputies discovered that the man had fled prior to their arrival but was located a short time later in Ionia.

The man was arrested for reckless discharge of a firearm and is currently out on a $1,500 bond awaiting arraignment.

Lund Road was shut down for approximately one hour during the investigation.

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