UPDATE…One Dead, Another Seriously Injured following Gunfire in Alpena


FROM ALPENA POLICE DEPARTMENT…To clarify some concerns, the Alpena Police Department would like to reassure the public the incident last night on Ford Ave is an isolated incident and there is no threat to the general public.


At 7:17 p.m. on Thursday evening, officers of the Alpena Police Department were dispatched to a residence on Ford Avenue to investigate a report of possible gunfire.  Officers entered the residence and discovered one subject deceased and another with serious injuries.  The injured subject was transported by ambulance to MidMichigan Hospital – Alpena and subsequently airlifted by helicopter to another facility for treatment.

Alpena Police was assisted by units of the Michigan State Police and members of the Alpena County Sheriff’s Office – Victim Services Unit.

The investigation is ongoing.