Sean Ruis (Mask Stabbing Suspect) wiki, Sean Ruis Bio
Sean Ruis was a 43-year-old Michigan man who was fatally shot Tuesday by a sheriff’s deputy during a traffic stop following a fight at a local dairy store.
Sean Ruis was from Grand Ledge, who worked at the Michigan Department of Transportation, died at a hospital. He was suspected of stabbing a 77-year-old man inside the store when he was confronted about not wearing a mask, Oleksyk said.
Sean Ruis Age
He was 43 years old
Sean Ruis Stabbing Old Man
MSP said Ruis pulled out a knife and stabbed the 77-year-old Lansing man and then fled the scene from in a car.
According to the Michigan State Police, an argument between two men began over wearing a mask inside the Quality Dairy Store in Dimondale, Michigan.
The argument continued in the parking lot, where investigators say Sean Ruis, 43, of Grand Ledge, Michigan, stabbed a 77-year-old man during the dispute, police said.
Ruis, who was not wearing a mask, then drove away to a nearby neighborhood, police said.
Police said a deputy with the Eaton County Sheriff’s Department located the suspect vehicle and conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle on Jerryson Drive in Delta Township around 7:13 a.m.
Sean Ruis Victim Health Condition
The stabbing victim, who had been wearing a mask, was treated for his injuries. The stabbing victim was in stable condition at a hospital. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has ordered people to wear masks in stores to reduce the risk of spreading the coronavirus.
Sean Ruis Shot Death
Ruis was later stopped by an Eaton County Sheriff’s deputy. MSP said Ruis immediately exited the vehicle and walked toward the deputy with a knife “in hand to attack the deputy.”
Ruis pulled the knife on the deputy, who then shot him, authorities said. He died from his injuries.
Police said the deputy, a 22-year veteran, attempted to increase distance by backing up and “subsequently shot and injured” Ruis who was taken to the hospital and died during surgery.
MSP said the deputy wasn’t injured.
According to earlier reports, gunshots were heard in the area just after 9:00 a.m.\
A witness told media he saw a female deputy chase Ruis when he stopped and got out of his car. The witness said the deputy yelled at Ruis and then he heard gunshots.