Fraser police investigate Fourth of July murder

By: Brendan Losinski | Fraser-Clinton Chronicle | Published July 13, 2022

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FRASER — The Fraser Department of Public Safety is investigating a shooting on July 4 that left one man dead.

The incident occurred at 3:15 a.m. in the area of Joy Street and Franklin Drive in Fraser. Upon arrival, officers found a man on the ground who had been shot several times. They immediately began to administer aid, and the man was transported to a nearby hospital, where he later died of his injuries.

“Emergency room personnel continued to attempt lifesaving efforts, but the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital,” Sgt. Ben Hoppe said in a press release. “Fraser Detectives are currently handling this investigation. Detectives are working to identify a male who is a person of interest in this investigation. The identification of the victim is not being disclosed at this time, pending next-of-kin notification.”

Fraser Police said they believe there is no wider threat to the community as a result of the incident. They asked anyone who has information about the shooting to contact investigators at (586) 293-2000, ext. 218.