Man Dies After Shooting Himself, Wife in Isabella Co.


The Isabella County Sheriff tells us a man is dead and a woman is left with serious injuries.

He says the man called police and said he had shot his wife. When deputies arrived he was found laying on the ground dead and his wife shot multiple times.

Police say a weapon was also on the floor next to him.

It happened south of Blanchard at the intersection of South Brinton Road and Jerseyville roads.

The woman was airlifted to a hospital in Grand Rapids, and her condition is currently unknown.

We have a crew on scene working to learn more, so stay with Northern Michigan’s News Leader as we update you.