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Posted on: July 12, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Suspect injured, officer on leave after Boardman Ave shooting

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A suspect was injured and a Battle Creek Police officer is on leave after a shooting on Boardman Avenue today, July 12. 

Details are few at this time, as police are still at the scene investigating. 

Police were initially called at about 3:15 p.m. to the area of Dickman Road and Kendall Street, where a man was seen with a gun, and was possibly chasing someone. 

Officers caught up to the suspect on Boardman. During the situation, the suspect was injured; police took him into custody and he is receiving medical treatment.  

The officer was not injured, and there were no other injuries. 

The officer is on paid administrative leave, which is routine after an officer-involved shooting. The Michigan State Police are taking over the investigation. 

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