Press Release from Michigan State Police
State Police Investigating Officer-Involved-Shooting Male suspect killed after exchange of gunshots FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 13, 2023 BERRIEN COUNTY, MICH. The Michigan State Police (MSP) Fifth District Investigative Response Team (IRT) was requested by the Berrien County Prosecutor’s Office to handle an officer-involved-shooting (OIS) involving Coloma Twp Police and Berrien County Sheriff Department. This incident occurred early this afternoon around 12:26 p.m. in the 4300 block of Bundy Rd in Hagar Twp. Preliminary investigation reveals that two Coloma Twp Police officers and one Berrien County Sheriff deputy responded to a domestic type incident at the venue. At some point during their investigation, gunshots were fired by the suspect and officers. The suspect, a 40-year-old male, was fatally shot. Also, an officer from Coloma Twp Police suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. It is unknown who fired the first shot or how many were fired. MSP Lab was requested and responded to the scene for processing evidence. An autopsy is scheduled to take place tomorrow at WMED. Names of the suspect and involved officers are being withheld at this time. Follow up information will be shared as it becomes available.