22-year-old charged with attempted murder following Wednesday confrontation
BATTLE CREEK — A 22-year-old has been charged with attempted murder for his alleged involvement in an attempted shooting Wednesday evening in the 200 block of Graves Avenue.
Officers arrested 22-year-old Jamon Taylor on suspicions he tried to shoot his 26-year-old cousin during a confrontation at about 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Taylor was arraigned in Calhoun County District Court Thursday on one count of assault with intent to murder. He is scheduled to appear for a preliminary exam April 11.
Police said Taylor reported the attempted shooting, saying it happened in self-defense.
Upon arrival, police found the suspect and discovered the victim was not struck and fled home after shots were fired.
They said they also recovered a 9 mm pistol and 12 shell casings at the scene.
Police said the cousins apparently have “an ongoing issue” with each other.
- Staff report
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