MOUNT PLEASANT, MI – On Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 12:49am, Isabella County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to Deerfield Village Apartments located at 3400 East Deerfield Road, an apartment complex in Union township, for a shots fired call.
A party was occurring in one of the apartments. Several subjects arrived to the party. Shortly after their arrival a fight broke out. During the fight, one or more subjects went to a vehicle and retrieved a weapon and began firing at or inside the apartment. Two men in the apartment were struck by gunfire.
A 23-year-old man was transported by private car to a local Emergency Department and then transported by ambulance to Midland, his condition is reported to be stable at this time.
The second male victim, a 20-year-old, was transported by EMS to a local Emergency Department and then transported via helicopter to Hurley Medical Center. His condition is critical at this time.
At this time, no arrests have been made. So far this incident is believed to be isolated to the venue. However, because the incident is still under investigation and no arrests have been made, the risk to the public is elevated.
If anyone knows anything about this incident you are asked to contact Isabella County Central Dispatch at 989-773-1000.
Assisting at the scene were: Michigan State Police Crime Lab, Central Michigan University Police Department, Mt Pleasant Police Department, Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Police Department and Mobile Medical Response.