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CRYSTAL FALLS TOWNSHIP, MI--   The Iron County Sheriff’s Office has released additional information regarding a shooting in Crystal Falls Township that injured a horse.

On Thursday afternoon Iron County Central Dispatch received a call there had been a shooting and a horse had been shot. Another call indicated two bullets had entered a home near the incident.

CRYSTAL FALLS TOWNSHIP, MI--   The Iron County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting involving a horse.

Central Dispatch received a call around 12:50 p.m. Thursday indicating a shooting had happened in Crystal Falls Township and a horse had been shot and injured.  Two bullets had apparently entered a home near the same location.

Deputies arrived on the scene and arrested an individual involved in the shooting.

The incident remains under investigation.

State Police from the Iron Mountain Post are assisting in the case.  

HESSEL, MI (AP)--   A 51-year-old man armed with a handgun has been shot to death during a confrontation with police in the Eastern Upper Peninsula.

The Mackinac County Sheriff's Office says that a deputy and two state troopers were responding to a report Tuesday night of a suicidal person at a home in Hessel when they encountered Dean Bruning at the front door.

Bruning was shot by one of the troopers and pronounced dead at the scene.

The shooting is under investigation and will be forwarded to the Mackinac County prosecutor's office for review when it is completed.

PEMBINE, WI (AP)--   Marinette County sheriff's officials say an armed man was killed by deputies after he advanced on the officers and ignored repeated commands to drop his gun. 

Madison police issued a statewide bulletin about Michael D. Rasmussen, of Fitchburg. He had made threats of harm to himself and law enforcement. He was believed headed to Marinette County, where he was believed to have family.

ISHPEMING TOWNSHIP, MI--   There were some tense moments in Ishpeming Township Tuesday afternoon, after a shooting incident prompted police to close roads around Christine Street. 

State Police say the situation began around 2:40, when a reportedly suicidal man apparently fired several shots inside a residence.  Officers encountered the man in his front yard.  The 43-year-old subject had a significant amount of blood on his left hand, but refused to speak with officers and went into the house. 

DAGGETT, MI--   No arrests have yet been made in connection with a shooting in Daggett last week. 

State Police from the Gladstone Post say Thursday around 6:30 p.m. a subject driving a dark, single-cab pickup truck pulled into a driveway and shot at a residence.  A juvenile male was inside, but wasn’t hurt.  The juvenile then ran outside and returned fire with a shotgun.

The suspect vehicle should have damage on the driver’s side from the shotgun.  Officials don’t know if the driver of the truck was injured.

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP--   Three people are dead, following an early-morning domestic incident in Marquette Township.  

State Police from the Negaunee Post say Central Dispatch received a 911 call around 5:00 Thanksgiving morning about a domestic situation on Moran Street, just west of Ontario, in Trowbridge Park. 

When troopers didn’t hear from anyone inside the house they used a remote-controlled robot to search it.  A police team then entered the house and found three people—two men and one woman—dead in different areas.    

GREENFIELD, IA (AP)--   Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker says the proper response to the on-air shootings in Virginia is "more sophisticated and challenging" than the gun control measures Hillary Rodham Clinton has proposed.  

Clinton said Wednesday outside of Des Moines that if guns weren't so readily available, perhaps carnage like the killings of WDBJ-TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward by a disgruntled former employee could be prevented.

MARINETTE, WI--   It’s a 20-year sentence for a Marinette, Wisconsin man charged with shooting another man in the arm in May of last year.  

Kenneth Davis, 51, pleaded no contest in January to three charges.  In exchange, charges of intimidation of a witness by threat of force and possession of marijuana were dropped.

Downstate Senator shoots at ex-wife's car

May 12, 2015

DETROIT, MI (MPRN)--   State Senator Virgil Smith (D-Detroit) was a no-show when the Senate gaveled

into session Tuesday. He remains in police custody following a weekend shooting incident outside his home.  He's accused of shooting his ex-wife's car around ten times.

The Detroit News says Smith, according to a police report, acknowledged the shooting, and called it “the most stupid thing in his life.”

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