Suspect in Cass County deadly shooting involving relative identified

Published: Aug. 25, 2022 at 10:29 AM EDT
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CASS COUNTY, Mich. (WNDU) - Cass County Prosecutor Victor Fitz has identified the suspect in a deadly shooting involving two men who were related.

Police say the shooting was reported around 6:40 p.m. Wednesday in the 25000 block of Redfield Street. Police have arrested the suspect, who on Friday was identified as Gary Wallace Shaw, 54. Shaw was arraigned Thursday on felony charges of open murder, discharge of a firearm in a building causing death, and felony firearm.

The victim is Ivan Lee Shaw, 49, of Niles. Police say an argument broke out between the two men before the shooting.

Gary Shaw is currently being held in the Cass County Jail without bond pending a preliminary examination on the matter, which is scheduled for hearing on Sept. 7.

The shooting remains under investigation. If you have any information, you’re asked to call the Ontwa Township - Edwardsburg Police Department at 269-663-8444.

The Ontwa Township Edwardsburg Police Department was assisted on scene by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, Michigan State Police, Edwardsburg Fire Department, Edwardsburg Ambulance, Cass County Prosecutor’s Office and the Western Michigan University Office of Medical Examiner.