Manistee County Sheriff: 2 Dead After Shootings, Attempted Carjacking

The Manistee County Sheriff’s Office says a 28-year-old Bear Lake man is dead after a shooting Sunday morning in Onekama Township.

Witnesses tell the department someone pulled into the victim’s driveway, shot the victim multiple times, and then left around 7:30 a.m.

Around an hour later, Manistee Central Dispatch received a call about shots fired in Dickson Township.

Deputies say no one was hit by gunfire in Dickson.

They did discover a car matching the description of the one used in the Onekama.

Michigan State Police then found the suspect in Wellston and were told he just tried to steal a vehicle before running into the swamp.

MSP says they established a perimeter around the area. The suspect pointed the gun toward deputies, then shot himself.

Manistee County was assisted by multiple agencies in their investigation and pursuit.

Their investigation is ongoing and an autopsy on the two victims is pending.