W. Michigan man dies after homemade cannon explodes

Associated Press

Croton Township — A western Michigan man has died after a homemade cannon exploded while he was shooting it.

State police say Monday in a release that a piece of metal may have struck 46-year-old Anthony Herman in the chest.

Herman, of Howard City, was pronounced dead about 11:30 p.m. Sunday at the scene in Newaygo County’s Croton Township, north of Grand Rapids.