GOVERNOR ORDERS FLAGS LOWERED AT STATE BUILDINGS




Police officers and other first responders are in mourning following the death of a state trooper Monday night.   Trooper Paul Butterfield died during emergency surgery after he was shot during a traffic stop. Authorities say a man and woman exchanged gunfire with Butterfield during a traffic stop.  The pair fled but were captured shortly after in Manistee County.  Authorities there say the pair were involved in a shootout there, too.  The male suspect was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. Butterfield was stationed at the Hart Post which is about 30-miles south of where the shooting took place.
 

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Locations : Manistee County
People : Trooper Paul Butterfield
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