ALLENDALE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A man was charged Tuesday after firing a handgun in the front yard of an Allendale Township home Sunday.
Brian Witte, 35, was arraigned Tuesday in the 58th District Court of Hudsonville on four counts of felonious assault and one count of reckless use of a firearm. The judge set his bond at $50,000.
Around 1:15 p.m. Sunday, deputies with the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office were sent to 60th Avenue near Lake Michigan Drive after receiving a report that a man fired a handgun in the front yard of a home in the area.
The suspect ran off to the east of the original address and was believed to be armed.
No one was hurt.
Around 2:25 p.m., deputies found Witte walking in the area of 56th Avenue and Rich Street. He was taken into custody, the sheriff’s office said.
While deputies were searching for the suspect, nearby residents were asked to stay in their homes. The sheriff’s office said there is no further threat to the community.
Witte remained jailed as of Tuesday.