SAGINAW, Michigan – The Saginaw Police Department has confirmed 2 men have been shot after someone burst through the front door of a home on the city’s West Side in the 900 block of North Mason, and began firing.
The shooting occurred around 11:00 p.m. Saturday night.
The double shooting critically injured one victim and seriously injured another said Saginaw Police Department Detective Sgt. Brent VanderHaar as he arrived on the scene to investigate.
Police are in the early stages of the investigation and looking for a suspect.
Police have not released any other details about the incident and could not confirm what happened immediately before the shooting.
A pair of Saginaw Police Department cars sat in front of a home, with yellow police tape surrounding the front yard, near the intersection of Miller and N. Mason.
Tom Riedel, the man who lives across the street from where the shooting took place, said he did not hear gunshots, but he noticed the commotion outside and spoke to his neighbor, a man he knows only as “D,” as he left in an ambulance.
Both victim are believed to be in their late 20s. The neighbor said someone came through the front door of the home and shot both men.
Riedel said he saw a second subject leave the scene covered by a sheet on a stretcher.
The neighbor said one victim lives in the home with his girlfriend and her child, estimating their ages as 25 and 5. The neighbor also said he does not believe that anyone else had been living at the home.
He believes the two females were also home at the time of the shooting and he saw them leave the scene with police.
Police told the nieghbor that one of the men will be fine, but they did not give any updates about the second victim.
The shooting comes as police investigate four homicides – three in the city and one nearby in Saginaw Township – that happened between Friday, Dec. 7 and Sunday, Dec. 9.
As soon as we have an update on this shooting we will immediately make it available.