LUCE COUNTY, MI – A 14-year-old upper peninsula boy has been charged with murder after it is alleged that he shot his 10-year-old sister to death.
On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021, at approximately 8:00pm, troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) Sault Ste. Marie Post were dispatched to a residence in Luce County’s Lakefield Township for a shooting involving a 10-year-old girl. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
The preliminary investigation revealed the girl’s 14-year-old brother shot her. He was located at their residence and arrested.
The suspect was arraigned on one count of open murder in 92nd District Court and is being held at the Sault Tribal Juvenile Detention facility. Due to the ages of the victim and suspect, no names will be released. The investigation is ongoing.