Niles shooting suspect facing attempted murder charge

NILES, Mich. -- A man who is accused of shooting his estranged wife is facing ten charges related to the incident, according to Michigan State Police.

The prosecutor's office approved a ten count warrant for 56-year-old James Lampson.

Lampson is facing charges of attempted murder, unlawful imprisonment, assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder/strangulation, assault with a dangerous weapon, four counts of felony firearm, domestic violence, and obstruction of justice.

The victim is expected to survive.

Around 3:30 Tuesday afternoon, St. Joseph County Police responded to Steak 'n Shake for reports of a shooting victim.

Officers found a woman with a gunshot wound and she was transported to Memorial Hospital.

Lampson was arrested at the scene.

Michigan State Police Niles Post are investigating. Initial reports indicated the shooting occurred in Niles.

Lampson is in the St. Joseph County Jail pending extradition to Michigan.

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