A Detroit man was arrested for attempted murder following a shooting in Big Rapids late last week.
It happened on Thursday, officers from the Big Rapids Department of Public Safety say the victim reported being contacted by an unknown subject via Snapchat. A short time later, the victim noticed a vehicle following his vehicle.
In an attempt avoid the vehicle following him, he went through an apartment complex and a shopping center on Perry Ave. He told police that while he was stopped at the traffic signal to exit the shopping center, the suspect vehicle stopped on Perry and fired a single shot at him from a handgun out of the vehicle’s window. The victim returned to his apartment and called the police.
There were no injuries reported.
Later in the day, the victim called again stating he had found the car that had followed him. Contact was made with the resident of the apartment. A male, matching the description that was given by the victim, was located inside the apartment.
After further investigation, it was determined 22-year-old Amari Lee Jenson of Detroit, was the suspect who had fired the firearm at the victim.
Jenson was taken into custody.
He was arraigned on 9 nine counts and is being held on $250,000.00 surety.