On Air Now


Listen Live Now » 98.5 FM Battle Creek, Michigan


Current Conditions(Battle Creek,MI 49017)

More Weather »
50° Feels Like: 50°
Wind: S 6 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip


Sunny 71°


Partly Cloudy 54°


Thunderstorms 77°


Sturgis Police investigate alleged hatchet assault


STURGIS (WKZO) -- Sturgis Police are seeking an assault suspect believed to have been wielding hatchet.

Officers responded to a call about a fight between two people in the 1000-block of Cato Lane at the Quail Run apartment complex just before 10 p.m. Thursday. They found a man who had a large laceration on his hand and a gash in his upper back who had fled to the Kroger Gas Station in the 900-block of Centerville Road who told police he was attacked by a man with a hatchet known to him only as "CJ" who is believed to live in the area.

The suspect has been identified as 28-year-old Jorel Gefferard and is described as a black male with a small build and short dreadlocks. The victim was taken to Sturgis Hospital and an investigation is ongoing.