Clinton Township woman dies after gunshot wound to face, suspect in custody

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Posted at 11:32 AM, Sep 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-30 07:37:32-04

CLINTON TWP., Mich. (WXYZ) — A 26-year-old man is in custody after police found a 26-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to her face at a home in Clinton Township Saturday.

Clinton Township police say there was a report of shots fired at a residence on Sept. 28. When officers arrived, they encountered the suspect, a 26-year-old man, with a long gun. The suspect dropped the gun without incident.

Inside the home, police found a woman with a gunshot wound to her face. She was taken to a local hospital and was pronounced deceased Sunday night.

Police are calling the shooting a domestic incident.

The investigation is ongoing.