Constantine man arrested for role in Three Rivers shooting

A 43-year-old Constantine man is being held in St. Joseph County Jail without bond following a reported shooting Tuesday night in Three Rivers.

At approximately 10:25 p.m. on Tuesday, February 8, officers from the Three Rivers Police Department were dispatched to the 500 block of Maple Street after authorities received a report of shots fired. The caller told police a neighboring home may have been struck by gunfire, and upon arrival at the scene officers located a home with multiple bullet holes. Two men were inside of the home at the time of the shooting but no one was reported injured.

A suspect was quickly identified with assistance of neighbors, as was a description of the suspect’s vehicle. Three Rivers Police coordinated with the Constantine Police Department to apprehend the shooting suspect, and a short time later Constantine Police and other assisting law enforcement officers located the suspect vehicle in Constantine. The driver of the vehicle was arrested, and lodged at St. Joseph County Jail without bond on charges including assault with intent to murder.

Three Rivers Police were assisted by Constantine, White Pigeon, and Michigan State Police, as well as the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department.

Alek Haak-Frost is executive editor of Watershed Voice.

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