- Associated Press - Wednesday, November 9, 2016

FLINT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - A jury has convicted a Flint Township man of assault with intent to murder and 12 other counts in connection with the shooting of a police officer during a 2015 traffic stop.

The Flint Journal reports (https://bit.ly/2fE7oxp ) Christopher Arren Washington is due to be sentenced Dec. 19 following his convictions Tuesday.

Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton says police were attempting to arrest Washington on multiple misdemeanor charges when Washington pulled out a gun and shot Flint Township Officer Michael Schuyler three times.

Schuyler and backup officers returned fire, hitting Washington six times.

Jurors acquitted Washington of a charge of attempted killing of a police dog.

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Information from: The Flint Journal, https://www.mlive.com/flint


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