UPDATE — Due to inconsistencies revealed in the ongoing investigation of the shooting on Tuesday, April 9, the Forsyth Township Police Department wants to reiterate there is no threat to the community.
According to officers, it does not appear that there was ever a suspect in the case.
Based on information provided from the original phone call, officers took all precautions to ensure the safety of the community.
The soft lock down of the school came as a result of its close proximity to the call location.
GWINN– At approximately 12:20 P.M., the Forsyth Township Police Department was dispatched to a residence on Stephenson street in Gwinn, reference to a home invasion with an armed subject.
Officers arrived on-scene as dispatch was advising the possible suspect left the residence and took off on foot.
Officers entered the residence and found a conscious female subject with a single gunshot wound.
Officers administered first aid, and the victim was transported by ambulance to the hospital. Officers searched the residence and the immediate area for the possible suspect. Additional law enforcement units were requested.
Forsyth Township Police were assisted by the Marquette County Sheriff Department, the Michigan State Police, and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.
The Gwinn High School was put on lockdown, and an emergency alert was sent out to the citizens in the area. At this time, this case is still under investigation, and there is no threat to the public. All emergency alerts have been cancelled.