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Muskegon shooting leaves one man dead, teenage girl in hospital

Authorities say a suspect is in custody

A shooting in Muskegon Thursday evening left one man dead, one man in custody, and a teenager girl in the hospital.

According to Muskegon Public Safety, the shooting took place around 8:45 PM in the 800 block of Amity Avenue in Muskegon.

Police were notified Thursday evening of a large fight in progress, when officers arrived, two victims were located on the scene, a 15-year-old girl, and a 44-year-old man, both suffering from gunshot wounds.

First responders rushed both to Trinity Hospital.

The girl, who authorities say was shot in the back, is in stable condition Friday and expected to survive, however the man, who had gunshots to his chest, died.

Meanwhile, authorities said Friday a 39-year-old man connected with the shooting is in custody.

The shooting remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Muskegon Police Department at 231-724-6750 or Silent Observer at 231-722-7463.

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