Assault at Star Shooters

No suspect in custody, Big Rapids DPS looking for information

An assault at Shooters left a 20 year-old male Ferris student injured and the suspect has not been apprehended.

The Big Rapids Department of Public Safety is looking for tips regarding an assault that took place at some point between the late hours of October 30 and early hours of October 31 at Star Shooters bar at 120 South Michigan Avenue according to Detective Brian Miller.

“A 20-year old male Ferris student was walking through the bar and out of nowhere was struck in the face by an individual,” Miller said. “Causing some damage to his mouth [and a] loss of some teeth.”

The suspect is unknown at this time, though he was described as taller and with a larger build, somewhere around 6 foot 2 and 6 foot 3 and wearing a short sleeve white t-shirt at the time of the assault.

The assault took place near the support post that stands between the bar and the dance floor, near the kitchen area at Shooters according to Miller.

The Big Rapids Department of Public Safety is still looking for information on the subject in question, and is asking anyone with information on the assault to come forward. Miller also said if necessary, a tipster is allowed to remain anonymous.

Anyone with information regarding the assault is encouraged to contact Detective Miller at 231-679-1299, or in person at the Big Rapids Department of Public Safety offices at 435 North Michigan Avenue.