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Man Charged in Stabbing of Deputy at UP Ski Event

Posted at: 02/11/2013 2:23 PM
Updated at: 02/12/2013 2:52 PM

nullBREITUNG TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Michigan authorities have charged a 74-year-old man they say stabbed a sheriff's deputy in the back at a ski jump tournament.

The Daily News of Iron Mountain reports (http://bit.ly/Y6ZH1u ) Andrew Michael Bray of the Upper Peninsula community of Norway is charged with one count of assault with intent to murder and one count of carrying a concealed weapon. Bond was set at $1 million.

Bray is due back in court Feb. 22.

Defense lawyer Dan Jaspen tells The Associated Press on Tuesday he hasn't received information about the case and couldn't comment.

The Dickinson County sheriff's department says the attack happened Sunday during the Continental Cup Ski Jumping Tournament at Pine Mountain. The resort is in Breitung Township, next to Iron Mountain. The injured deputy was treated at the scene.

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Information from: The Daily News, http://www.ironmountaindailynews.com

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