Man arrested on homicide charge after shooting leaves one dead in Hancock

HANCOCK — An 18-year-old man was arrested following an alleged Monday shooting in Hancock, the Michigan State Police Calumet Post announced.

At approximately 2:20 p.m. Monday, troopers from the Calumet Post were dispatched to investigate a reported shooting at a home on Quincy Street in Franklin Township, according to a news release.

Troopers and members of the Houghton County Sheriff’s Office arrived at the scene and found a 38-year-old female deceased, police said in the release. Members of the 8th District Special Investigations Section and the MSP Marquette Crime Lab later responded to the scene.

A preliminary investigation led to the arrest of the 18-year-old male on a charge of open homicide, according to police. He remains lodged in the Houghton County Jail pending arraignment. The homicide remains under investigation.

No further information will be released at this time, police said.


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