Pontiac Man Shot Dead After Workplace Altercation, Supervisor in Custody
(OCSO, June 28, 2022)
Pontiac, MI – A Pontiac man was involved in altercation with his supervisor while at work and was ultimately sent home. Later, a second altercation ensued at the employee’s home where he was shot multiple times by the supervisor.
Daniel Leroy Brotemarkle, 25, was shot outside his home in the 800 block of Woodland Drive in the city of Pontiac. He was rushed to the hospital where emergency room staff attempted lifesaving measures. Brotemarkle succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased shortly after arrival.
The alleged shooter, a 27-year-old Pontiac man, was arrested within an hour of the incident and is being held in the Oakland County Jail. He is expected to be charged in the case as soon as Wednesday.
The incident occurred shortly after noon on Monday as Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to an address on Woodland Drive and observed a man, later identified as Brotemarkle, lying unresponsive in the road with apparent gunshot wounds. Multiple 9mm shell casings were recovered at the scene by investigators.
Detectives later learned that Brotemarkle and the suspect had gotten into an altercation at work which led to Brotemarkle driving a company truck home. The suspect and other co-workers then went to the residence to retrieve the truck. While there, the confrontation between the two men escalated and Brotemarkle was shot several times. The suspect was taken into custody within an hour at a residence on Perkins Street by Sheriff’s Detectives and Agents from the U.S. Department of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
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