Jackson police offer reward for shooting information

Posted: 9:46 AM, Sep 28, 2016
Updated: 2016-09-29 08:18:13-04

The Jackson Police Department is offering a reward for information about a shooting incident on Monday, September 26, 2016 that left a teenager wounded.

The 17-year-old student was getting onto a school bus when he was shot from behind by a suspect. The student was hit in the arm by a single bullet. He was taken to Henry Ford Allegiance Health for treatment.

Investigators have identified a possible suspect in the shooting, but no warrants have been issued yet. The police are looking for information and are offering a $1,000 reward for any witness who can identify the shooter. Anyone with information about the incident should contact Detective Brett Stiles at (517) 768-8722 or Crime Stoppers at (855) 840-7867.

The victim was released from the hospital on Tuesday, September 27. He is currently in custody at the Jackson County Jail where he is being held on a Circuit Court probation violation warrant. He is expected to appear in Judge Beebe's court; possibly as soon as Wednesday, September 28.