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Prosecutor Charges Flint Man Who Was Shot By State Police

courtesy Det News

Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton charged a Flint man with seven felonies related to an incident last Sunday morning which resulted in the man being shot by the Michigan State Police.

Kenneth R. Coats, 31, was shot by a Michigan State Police Trooper around 2:15 a.m. the morning of February 26th after assaulting the manager of a restaurant on Martin Luther King Ave. with a gun and then pointing a revolver at the police as they were pursuing him on feet.

Coats is charged with three counts of assault with intent to murder, and one count each of felony firearm, carrying a concealed weapon felon in possession and resisting and obstructing police.

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