Ludington man arrested after Mackinac Bridge “road rage” incident involving a gun

A 65-year-old man from Ludington was arrested on June 12 for discharging a handgun in the air on the Mackinac Bridge.

The incident allegedly began on eastbound US-2 when two vehicles were traveling to the bridge.

The Ludington man stated the other driver would not let let him merge onto I-75 and then again when approaching the toll booths.

After going through the toll booth, the other vehicle, driven by a 63-year-old Williamsburg man, merged in front of the man from Ludington due to a lane closure.

The Ludington man then struck the vehicle driven by the Williamsburg man which caused him to exit his vehicle to confront him.about:blank

The Ludington man then pointed a handgun in the air and fired one shot.

Troopers from the Michigan State Police Gaylord and St. Ignace Post seized a .40 caliber handgun and a 9mm handgun.

The Ludington man was lodged in the Mackinac County Jail and is awaiting arraignment.

Staff Report

Staff Report

This story was prepared by the staff at EUP News or contributed from an outside source.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *