DELTA TOWNSHIP, MI – The Eaton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting deaths of a man in his 40’s and a 5-year-old girl, that occurred at a Delta Township home. It is unclear if this is being investigated as a murder-suicide.
Around 11:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 13th, 2021, deputies were alerted to an address on Old River Trail in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, deputies located a man, in his 40s that was deceased. Deputies also located two children, ages 3 and 5, that were suffering from gun shots wounds. The 5-year-old girl was also deceased. A 3-year-old boy was alive and deputies quickly started to render aid. He was rushed to the hospital by Delta EMS and is in critical condition.
It is believed that there no threat to the community and detectives are investigating the incident at this very time.
Sheriff Reich wants to thank Delta EMS, Michigan State Police, MSU Police and the MSP Crime Lab for their assistance with this very emotional scene. More information will be released at a later as it becomes available.