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30-year-old Pennsylvania man arraigned in Marenisco Township shooting

Nicholas Millard is currently being lodged at the Gogebic County Jail.
Nicholas Millard is currently being lodged at the Gogebic County Jail.(WLUC)
Published: Dec. 24, 2021 at 8:00 AM CST
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MARENISCO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - UPDATE 12/28/21 8:05 A.M. EASTERN TIME

The suspect of a fatal shooting in Marenisco Township on Christmas Eve morning was arraigned in Michigan’s 98th District Court Sunday, December 26th. 30-year-old Nicholas Millard of Spring Mills, PA is being held at Gogebic County Jail on a $1Million cash bond.

One victim, 49-year-old Thomas Fletcher, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was a resident of Marenisco Township.

The other victim, 22-year-old Austin Fletcher of Irvine, CA, was treated for gunshot wounds at Aspirus Ironwood Hospital, later being transported to Duluth, MN. He was treated and has been released from the hospital.

The investigation is still active by the Gogebic County Sheriff’s Office.

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A suspect is in the Gogebic County Jail and one person is dead after an early morning shooting in Marenisco Township.

According to the Gogebic County Sheriff’s Office, deputies and Michigan State Police troopers are on the scene investigating. The shooting happened around 1:15 a.m. Friday at a cabin.

When officers entered the cabin they arrested the suspect without an issue. They found two people with gunshot wounds. One person was dead at the scene. Another victim is being treated at Aspirus Ironwood Hospital.

The MSP Crime Lab will help with the investigation.

No further details are being released at this time.

Along with sheriff’s deputies, Michigan State Police, Lac Vieux Desert Tribal Police, Marenisco Ambulance and Beacon Ambulance responded to the scene.

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