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Bond set high for Battle Creek man charged with assault


BATTLE CREEK (WKZO) -- We now know the name of a Battle Creek man who allegedly held a gun to his girlfriend’s head and pulled the trigger Wednesday night.

Fortunately for the both of them, the gun did not go off.

Police responded and say 24-year-old Keir Watson managed to get to his car, leading officers on a short high speed chase before he lost control, hit a parked car and then took out a power poll.

He was arrested after a short foot chase.

Watson has been charged with attempted murder, fleeing, resisting and a gun felony and ordered held on 100-thousand dollars bond.