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Escanaba man shot in the face

July 30, 2012
The Daily News

ESCANABA - An Escanaba man was hospitalized for a gunshot wound to the face while another man was lodged in jail in connection with the shooting in Escanaba Sunday night, according to police.

Escanaba Public Safety officers were dispatched to a report of a shooting at an apartment complex on the city's north side at about 10:30 p.m. Upon arrival, officers found a 20-year-old Escanaba man lying on the apartment floor with a gunshot wound to his face, according to a news release.

The victim was transported by Rampart Ambulance to OSF St. Francis Hospital then transferred to Marquette General Hospital, police said.

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A 26-year-old Escanaba man was arrested on a weapons offense, according to the news release. The name of the suspect is being withheld pending his arraignment in Delta County District Court.

In addition to emergency medical personnel, Public Safety officers were assisted with the investigation by the Michigan State Police, Delta County Sheriff Department, Delta County Prosecutor's Office and the Michigan State Police Laboratory in Marquette. The investigation is on-going, added police, who could not release further details prior to press time.



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