Man killed by MSP trooper after pointing gun at police in Monroe County

A Michigan State Police trooper shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at them in Monroe County over the weekend.

According to police, the Monroe County Sheriff's Office responded to a domestic violence call at a home on Wolverine Road in Temperance just before 11:30 p.m. Saturday.

When deputies arrived, they surrounded the home because the 61-year-old suspect had fired several shots in the house. While deputies and troopers surrounded the house, authorities say the man came out and pointed a gun at one of the troopers.

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The trooper fired several rounds from their rifle, killing the man. No one else was hurt.

Per department policy, the trooper is on leave for an investigation.