MARENISCO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WJMN) — The victims and suspect in a shooting that took place on December 24 in the early morning hours were identified along with charges that will be brought against the suspect.
Nicholas Millard, a 30 year old Spring Mills, PA man, was arraigned by Judge Anna Talaska in the 98th district court on December 26 on four charges; Homicide-Murder First Degree – Premeditated, Assault with Intent to Murder, Weapons – Felony Firearm, Weapons- Felony Firearm. Millard is being lodged at the Gogebic County Jail on a $1 million cash bond.
Victims in the incident were a 48 year old Marenisco Township resident, Thomas Fletcher who was pronounced deceased at the scene and a 22 year old Irvine, California resident, Austin Fletcher. Austin Fletcher was transported to Aspirus Ironwood Hospital for a gunshot wound. He was later transported to Duluth, Minnesota where he was treated and then released.
The investigation is still ongoing.
MARENISCO TWP., Mich. (WJMN) – At approximately 1:15 AM on December 24 officers in Gogebic County responded to a report of a shooting at a Marenisco township cabin involving two victims.
Responding officers were able to enter the cabin and apprehended the subject without incident. One victim is being treated at Aspirus Ironwood hospital for a gunshot wound, the other victim was declared deceased at the scene. The Michigan State Police Crime Lab will assist with the investigation.
The suspect is currently being lodged at the Gogebic County Jail.
Gogebic County Sheriff Department, Michigan State Police, Lac Vieux Desert Tribal Police, Marenisco Ambulance and Beacon Ambulance assisted with the incident.