Monday, August 22, 2011

Shooter And Victim Expected To Survive Botched Murder/Suicide

"HOUGHTON LAKE, MI — State Police in Houghton Lake are investigating a double shooting that took place Saturday night.

"At 10:00 p.m. they had a report of shots fired from a home on the North side of Houghton Lake on East Houghton Lake Drive.

"When they arrived they found a 60 year old man alive with a gunshot wound to the back.

"He told police he'd been shot by a Higgins Lake man who fled the scene

"Later police had a report of a suicidal subject in the Lyons Township area.
It turned out he was the suspect in the shooting, but he had shot himself in the chest.

"Both men are hospitalized at Munson Medical Center, and both are expected to make a full recovery.

"The 54 year old suspect awaits formal charges from the Roscommon County prosecutor."

From 9&10NEWS...

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