UPDATE: Possible suspect flees after shooting; Lockdowns lifted

Published: Apr. 9, 2019 at 12:43 PM EDT
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UPDATE: 1:50 p.m. Tuesday

Forsyth Township Police have released a few more details about an ongoing situation in Gwinn.

According to police, around 12:20 p.m. Tuesday there was a shooting 18 E. Stephenson Avenue in Gwinn. A female victim was shot and sent to the hospital and police say her condition is unknown at this time.

Officers are conducting interviews and gathering more information of figure out exactly what happened. Police told TV6 a possible suspect left on foot and they were searching for the possible suspect.

Police say that there is no one armed running around the area and that the public is not in danger. Forsyth Township Police Chief, Joseph FitzGerald, says that because it is an open investigation that they cannot give out any more information but that they would not leave the community in harms way.

Precautionary lockdowns that were put in place at local businesses and at Gwinn High School have since been lifted.

Forsyth Township Police Department is being assisted by the Marquette County Sheriff's Office, Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Michigan State Police.

TV6 & FOX UP will have the latest information as soon as it is released.



Gwinn High School was put on lockdown Tuesday afternoon due to an ongoing incident in the area.

According to Gwinn Area Community School's Superintendent Sandy Petrovich, the lockdown is a precautionary measure to keep any outside threats out of the building. She said inside, it's business as usual.

Forsyth Township Police tell TV6 & FOX UP that officers are on the scene of ongoing situation and no further information is being released at this time.

No other details were made immediately available.

TV6 & FOX UP will have the latest information as soon as it is released.

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