Man shoots, injures hunting partner in Lapeer County

A 30 year old Lapeer County man is expected to face multiple charges after sheriff’s deputies say he shot a hunting partner this past Friday. Lapeer County Sheriff’s Deputies say Andrew Brill from Silverwood discharged a shotgun he thought was unloaded, striking a 29 year old friend from Lake Orion. Brill called 911 to report the incident and was taken into custody without issue. The gunshot victim was taken to an area hospital where he is in stable condition. Upon his arrest, Brill was found to have an unrelated arrest warrant. He is expected to face charges including felon in possession of a firearm, careless discharge of a firearm causing injury, and possession of a firearm while intoxicated. He is currently being housed in the Lapeer County jail on $10,000 dollars bond.