Clipped From The Ludington Daily News
Police Gun Down Hastings Youth After Shooting Spree HASTINGS (UPI) - A youth who shot wildly at police for more than an hour Monday night, was captured, escaped and shot down by police on the city hall steps. Police said Gary Garbau, 19, and a pair of 13-year-old girls entered the home of Patrolman Gary Sunior Monday. When Sunior and his wife returned home, they found Garbau hovering in the hall waving a loaded and cocked .38 revolver at them. •,.-The. Suniors fled, and Garbau followed. He raced to a nearby wooded area firing his pistol as he ran. Sunior's father, who's Hastings Police Chief Roger Sunior, kept pace with the youth and demanded he hand over his gun. Garbau ignored the command and continued discharging the gun at the elder Sunior's feet. When he ran out of ammuni- tion, he drew out a second gun, still shooting and running. Police finally traced the gun- happy youth to a garage where they wrestled the two guns, still loaded, away from him. Police estimated he had fired over 30 rounds of ammunition. Handcuffed, Garbau was being booked a short time later for assault with intent to do great bodily harm. He suddenly slipped from the handcuffs and sped from the police station across t'-:e street .to the c% hall- Police fired a warning shot, then hit Garbau in the side with a second builet. He was treated for a superficial wound and taken to the Eaton County Jail. Garbau's companions, the 13- year-olds, said he told them he was taking them to "visit his mother." They cowered in the Sunior home during the shooting spree.