Man pleads guilty to firing arrows at officers

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BIG RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The man police say shot arrows at officers has pleaded guilty but mentally ill to two counts of assault with intent to murder.

As part of 27-year-old Wesley Snyder’s plea deal, seven counts of felonious assault and three count of felony assaulting/resisting/obstructing police were dropped. He is scheduled for sentencing on May 11 and could spend the rest of his life in prison.

On Jan. 16, 2015, police say Snyder ambushed and used a bow to shot arrows at officers while they were investigating an assault at Apple Ridge Apartment in which he was a suspect.**Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated Snyder pleaded guilty. He actually pleaded guilty but mentally ill. The mistake has been corrected. We regret the error.

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