Melvin area man shot in Thanksgiving incident

In an update to a story we broadcast last week, police continue to be tight-lipped regarding the shooting in Speaker Township on Thanksgiving evening.

In a brief update to the case Tuesday morning, Sanilac County Undersheriff Brad Roff said, “At this point in the investigation, all I can release is that we are actively working the case and no arrests have been made at this time.” He added, “I was advised by the Detectives that the subject that was shot was from the Melvin area, but that is all the information I can release at this time. I am hopeful that I will be able to release more as the case unfolds.”

Police were called to the intersection of Galbraith Line and M-19 around 11 p.m. on Thanksgiving, after receiving a report of a man lying on the ground injured.

Deputies found a 30-year old Melvin man had allegedly been shot after two male subjects reportedly got into an altercation about a near head-on collision and the incident spilled into a nearby car pool lot at the intersection.

The man was transported by helicopter to St. Mary’s of Saginaw for treatment of his injuries.

According to investigators, all parties involved in the incident have been identified, but police are refusing to release further information.