Mason County Man Dies After Being Shot by Police Trooper

An Amber Township man is dead after being shot by a Michigan State Police trooper. According to a news release from the Michigan State police, the incident occurred around 11pm last night, when troopers were dispatched to a home on Dennis Road near Hansen Road, for a possible 9-1-1 hang up call. The trooper was confronted by a 68-year-old man with a weapon. The trooper fired one shot striking the suspect. He was transported to Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital where he died shortly after. A full and complete investigation is currently underway.  

Fetters Sentenced 18-52 Years

After a year-and-a-half, Lowell Fetters gets sentenced for shooting Ludington Police Officer Sgt. David Maltbie. 66 year-old Fetters was sentenced to 18 to 52 years in  prison... more than the prosecution's recommendation of 13 to 23 years. 

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