Deputies find suspect in deadly Allegan Co. shooting

MONTEREY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities say they found the suspect in a deadly shooting in Allegan County late Monday night.

The Allegan County Sheriff’s Office said dispatchers were called shortly before midnight for a report of a shooting at a house near the intersection of 130th Avenue and 30th Street in Monterey Township, north of Allegan.

When deputies arrived on the scene, they found a man, 35-year-old Cody Cline, lying in the driveway with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The case is being investigated as a homicide, according to ACSO.

Cline lived at the home where the shooting occurred, deputies say.

Witnesses told authorities that the suspect was visiting the house, then shot Cline and drove away.

The suspect was later found in the Grand Rapids area. The suspect’s car was found Tuesday morning after being crashed into a tree in the area of 134th Avenue and 24th Street, deputies say.

Investigators say the suspect is in custody. More information about the suspect will be released once formal charges are issued.