Man carrying gun knocks at BC homes

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (WOOD) — One man has been taken into custody after carrying a stolen, concealed handgun while knocking on people’s doors in the Battle Creek area.

Residents in the 100 block of Springview Drive called 911 to report the suspect, who was also wearing a mask.

Battle Creek police officers then set up in the area to look for the suspect.

One of the officers noticed a man walking in the street and performed a field interview on him. After gaining permission to perform a pat down for weapons, the officer found a loaded handgun in the suspect’s waistband.

Further investigation revealed the recovered handgun had been reported as stolen.

The suspect was taken into custody on charges of carrying a concealed weapon and being in possession of a stolen firearm.

WOOD TV8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s