On July 15, 2021 at 12:35 a.m. the Port Huron Police Department Road Patrol responded to the 2500 block of Wright St. regarding shots fired. When officers arrived in the area, they did speak with the victim, a 48 year old male resident of Port Huron who indicated that the suspect, a 47 year old male from Marine City had fired a handgun at the victim and the victim’s vehicle. The victim was uninjured and the victim’s vehicle was not struck by gunfire. Evidence located at the scene verified that a firearm had been discharged.
It was determined that there was initial threats made by the suspect to shoot-up the victim’s girlfriend home in the City of Port Huron.
The Port Huron Police Department Major Crimes Unit was called out to assist with the investigation.
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On July 15, 2021 at approximately 4:30 a.m. the Port Huron Police Department Major Crimes Unit and Special Response Team, with the assistance from the Marine City Police Department, St. Clair County Sheriff Office, Michigan State Police, and the St. Clair Police Department executed a search warrant in the 500 block of Belle River Avenue in Marine City. The 47 year male suspect was located and taken into custody without incident.
The suspect was taken to the Port Huron Police Department and interviewed. He was ultimately lodged at the St. Clair County Intervention Center on the charges of Attempted Murder and Felony Firearm.
If you have knowledge of this crime call the Port Huron Police Department at (810) 984-8415 or the Port Huron Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit at (810) 984-5383.
Anonymous tips can be received through the CAPTURE Hotline at (810) 987-6688, emailed through www.porthuronpolice.org, or texted by downloading the Port Huron PD app on apple or android devices. Anonymous texts can also be received by texting the keyword CAPTURE and their message/tip to 847411.