Man shot, killed by homeowner ID’d

An undated photo of Jamie Fialek. (April 27, 2014)
An undated photo of Jamie Fialek. (April 27, 2014)

RAVENNA, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities have identified the man who was killed after an altercation on another man’s property.

The Muskegon County Sheriff’s Department says Jamie John Fialek, 39, was shot and killed after he went to the other man’s residence on South Bossett Road in Ravenna late Friday night.

A homeowner shot and killed a man at his Ravenna property. (April 26, 2014)The sheriff’s department said Fialek and the homeowner had an altercation, at which point Fialek apparently tried to enter the home. The homeowner then shot Fialek multiple times. Fialek died at the scene.

It’s not yet known whether Fialek was armed at the time. Fialek and the homeowner, who is in his 30s, had previous disagreements weeks before the shooting, authorities say.

Det. Lt. Jim Christiansen says the Muskegon County Sheriff’s Department is awaiting autopsy and toxicology results. Investigators also intend to interview a few more witnesses before presenting the case to the Muskegon County Prosecutor’s Office for review.

The prosecutor will then decide whether charges are appropriate.

The homeowner had not been arrested as of Sunday.

Fialek has a criminal history dating back to 1997, Michigan State Police records show, that includes felony attempting to receive stolen property, felony larceny, two felony counts of receiving stolen property, misdemeanor resisting or obstructing, two misdemeanor counts of driving on a suspended license and misdemeanor retail fraud. He also pleaded guilty to two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm and was sentenced to probation for those crimes.

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