Man arrested for gun incident in Kingsford

KINGSFORD – A male suspect has been taken into custody for allegedly pointing a handgun at another driver as he was driving on Carpenter Avenue in Kingsford.

The incident occurred at about 4 p.m. Monday.

Officers from the Kingsford Public Safety Department said that they were alerted to the incident by the victim, who was able to identify the suspect’s vehicle.

Officers then initiated a traffic stop on the suspect’s vehicle in the Shopko parking lot.

According to officers, there was a handgun under the driver’s seat and a second loaded handgun in the vehicle.

The suspect was taken into custody for a concealed weapons violation and lodged at the Dickinson County Jail. His name will not be released until after he is arraigned in court.

Officers are asking that the victim contact the Kingsford Public Safety Department at 774-2525.

Assisting at the scene was the Dickinson County Sheriff’s Department.