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GREEN BAY, WI (AP)--   Authorities say a man who shot and killed two people and wounded a third at a Wisconsin casino restaurant before police killed him had been fired from the eatery and banned from the property.

Brown County Sheriff Todd Delain said Monday that 62-year-old Bruce Pofahl walked into the Duck Creek Kitchen and Bar on Saturday and fatally shot Ian Simpson and Jacob Bartel at a wait station, then shot and wounded Daniel Mulligan outside the restaurant.

DELTA TOWNSHIP, MI (AP)--   Authorities near Lansing are changing their theory of the deaths of two kids and their father.

The Eaton County sheriff's office now says all three likely were murder victims.

Detectives don't believe it was a murder-suicide on April 13. Three-year-old Anson Zwick, 5-year-old Vivian Zwick and their dad, Joseph Lechleitner, were shot at the children’s home in Delta Township. Lechleitner was from the Shingleton area.

MANISTIQUE, MI--   A Manistique man arrested for shooting a Cooks resident faces new charges, after the victim died of his wounds. 

Trevor Gault, 33, was initially charged with assault with intent to murder and felony firearms in connection with the June 17 shooting.

Michigan State Police from the Gladstone Post say the victim, 55-year-old Douglas Orr of Cooks, died Sunday as a result of his injuries. The Schoolcraft County Prosecutor’s Office will modify the charges to reflect his death.

BESSEMER, MI--   A Bessemer man is jailed for shooting and injuring another man Wednesday night.

The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Office says Timothy Wigman, 26, was arrested for shooting Tyler Maki, 26, also of Bessemer, in the chest at Wigman’s house on Beecher Street.

Maki was taken to Aspirus Ironwood for treatment. His condition is unknown.

SAULT STE. MARIE, MI--   One person died in a shooting incident in Chippewa County Thursday.

Sheriff’s deputies were booking a drunk driving suspect just before midnight when they received a 911 call reporting gunshots at a Soo Township apartment complex. Border Patrol and Sault Tribal Police arrived at the scene first and heard additional shots.

SAULT STE. MARIE, MI--   Police continue to investigate a homicide in Chippewa County.

Saturday around 4 p.m. Michigan State Police from the Sault Ste. Marie Post responded to a rental cabin in Trout Lake on a report of a shooting. They found Kevin Belonga, 51, of St. Ignace dead at the scene.

Troopers took one subject into custody.

Aaron Roberts, 34, of Lansing was arraigned Monday in 91st District Court on one count of homicide and one count of felony firearms. His bond is set at $100,000.

A probable cause hearing is set for August 23.

MT. PLEASANT, MI (AP)--   A 19-year-old student accused of killing his parents inside a Central Michigan University dorm room has been arraigned.

James Eric Davis Jr. is hospitalized but appeared in court via video for Tuesday's hearing. He was arrested early Saturday following a manhunt.

Davis is charged with murder in the Friday slayings of James and Diva Davis. The family is from the Chicago suburb of Plainfield, where Davis Sr. was a part-time police officer.

MT. PLEASANT, MI (AP)--   A Central Michigan University student suspected of fatally shooting his parents in a dormitory has been charged with murder. 

University spokeswoman Heather Smith says 19-year-old James Eric Davis Jr. also faces a felony weapons charge.

Davis Jr. remains under guard at a hospital, where he was taken following his arrest early Saturday.

UPDATE: 12:50 am, 3/3/18:    Shooting suspect in custody

The suspect in the shooting incident that happened on CMU’s campus is now in custody.

The suspect was seen and reported by an individual on a train passing through the north end of campus shortly after midnight. Law enforcement personnel responded and arrested the suspect without incident.

CMU President George E. Ross thanks the campus and surrounding community and many law enforcement personnel who came together to keep each other safe and apprehend the suspect.

SAULT STE. MARIE, MI--    Police have identified a Sugar Island man who was stabbed by a 12-year-old boy for assaulting the boy’s mother. 

Edgardo Acevedo-Silva, 33, is charged with domestic violence, assault with a dangerous weapon, discharging a firearm in a building, and felony firearms. He’s accused of firing multiple rounds into the floor of a residence on Labor Day. Fearing for his mother’s life, a boy stabbed Silva four times. He and his mother ran from the house and Silva chased them with the gun.

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