Investigation Continues Into Officer-Involved Shooting

The Port Huron Police Department continues investigating an officer-involved shooting on Pine Grove Avenue between Church and Elmwood Street.  In an email from Captain Marcy Kuehn, she stated that on Saturday, January 5th at 7:16 a.m. Port Huron Police Officers were dispatched to the McDonalds at 2509 Pine Grove Avenue on a report of a 21-year-old, white male, Lexington resident stabbing himself in the parking lot.  The caller who didn’t know the man, described an attempted carjacking in the parking lot before the suspect began walking south on Pine Grove Avenue.  Officers arrived and stopped to talk to the suspect.  The suspect, who was armed with a knife and covered in blood, charged the officers in an aggressive manner.  Multiple commands were given to drop the knife, but the suspect refused.  One of the officers, according to Kuehn, acting in self defense, shot the suspect multiple times.  As of Sunday, the suspect continues to be in critical but stable condition  Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call the Port Huron Police Department at 810-984-2378.