Man arrested in BC for attempted murder accused of trying to shoot assault victim and fleeing police

Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A man in Battle Creek is under arrest on attempted murder charges after attacking a woman in her home then leading police on a chase.

It happened just after midnight. Police are not releasing a location at this time but did say they  responded to a report of a domestic argument and a person armed with a hand gun.

The witness told them she had sex with the man at her home, then he assaulted her multiple times.

According to Sgt. Madsen during the assault the suspect produced a gun and put it to her head and pulled the trigger but the gun didn't go off.

The suspect took off in a truck but was tracked down by officers in the area.

The suspect lead police on a high speed chase for several blocks before he crashed into a parked car and a utility pole then he took off on foot.

He was quickly captured by Battle Creek Police Officers and Deputies from the Calhoun County Sheriff's Department.

The suspect was treated at the BCBH ER then lodged in the CCSD Jail. He's facing multiple charges including attempted murder, weapons violation, fleeing and eluding and resisting and obstructing.

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