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Cass County MI Sheriff's Office
Tuesday July 26th, 2022 :: 06:13 p.m. EDT


Active Shooter incident in Cass County MI

Subject: Active Shooter incident in Cass County MI
 Sheriff Richard J. Behnke reports that his office handled a shooting incident that started in Calvin Twp. and ended in Penn Twp. In Cass County Michigan, at 8:45 Am on July 26, 2022.   The investigation shows that a 46 y/o male from Calvin Twp. stopped his vehicle at the intersection of Calvin Center Rd. and Brownsville St. The male then exited his vehicle and began actively shooting at vehicles and objects in that area. Witnesses called 911 and reported that the suspect got back into his vehicle and was north bound on Calvin Center Rd. The witnesses continued to provide information about the suspect vehicle and its direction of travel. Deputies located the vehicle and the suspect at the Dollar General in Vandalia, where he pulled in and parked. The suspect exited his vehicle and drew his gun on Deputies in the parking lot. After a very short confrontation with the suspect, he was taken into custody by Deputies. Deputies were assisted at the scene by Cassopolis Police Department. The suspect’s name is being witheld until his expected arrainment, on Wednesday 07/27/2022, in the fourth district court of Cass County. Any one with any information about this case or any other criminal activity is urged to contact the Cass County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line at 1-800-462-9328 or contact the Sheriff’s Office through the anonymous web tip line at


Cass County MI Sheriff's Office
321 Michigan 62
Cassopolis, MI 49031

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Non-emergencies: 269-445-1560

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