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Shooting injures one in western Upper Peninsula

MARQUETTE — One man is in custody after allegedly shooting an Ontonagon man in Greenland Township Sunday morning.

At approximately 8:35 a.m., the Negaunee Regional Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting that a male subject had been shot, a press release from the Michigan State Police Wakefield Post states.

The Ontonagon Sheriff Department and MSP Wakefield Post responded to the incident.

The investigation revealed a 24-year-old male from Greenland Township had shot a 23-year-old male from the village of Ontonagon. The victim was transported to the Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital. He was later transferred to the Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Police could not provide any information on the man’s condition before press time today.

The suspect was located by area law enforcement and was taken into custody where he was lodged in the Ontonagon County Jail.

The investigation into this incident continues, police said this morning.

MSP Wakefield and Iron Mountain Post, the Marquette Forensic Lab and Ontonagon Sheriff Department assisted with the investigation.