Man killed in Barry County shooting; no threat to community

PRARIEVILLE TOWNSHIP, MICH. - The Barry County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Saturday, Sept. 23 shooting that killed one man.

It happened just after 1:50 a.m. in the on Burchette Road in Prairieville Township, which is west of Delton. 

Deputies say responders tried to save the man, identified as 46-year-old Brian Douglas Reed of Plainwell, however, he died of his injuries. 

A person of interest was taken into custody on Saturday, however, that person has since been released. His name is being withheld until the investigation is completed.

According to a news release from the sheriff's office, there is no threat to the community. 

The shooting remains under investigation. 

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April Stevens is a multi-platform producer at WZZM 13. Have a news tip? Email news@wzzm13.com, visit our Facebook page or Twitter.

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