HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Mich — A country rock star from metro Detroit is now part of an investigation.
The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office confirms to 7 Action News that the man known as Uncle Kracker is accused of being involved in an altercation at a bar in Harrison Township.
The alleged incident happened at Bumpers Landing on Labor Day.
Matthew Shafer, whose stage name is Uncle Kracker, is a country rock star who worked with Kid Rock, then broke out on his own in 2000.
A witness tells 7 Action News when bouncers tried to make a patron at Bumper’s Landing leave after an argument with a bartender, for some reason someone with Uncle Kracker intervened.
The musician allegedly backed up his friend and an altercation followed.
7 Action News reached out to Shafer, but has not yet heard back.
It is still early in the investigation and no one has been charged with any crime.