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Accidental Shooting Sends One Person to the Hospital

One man was found in a painful situation when he shot himself in the upper leg at the Mikado market on Tuesday.

According to the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call from the market, and found 32–year–old Jeremiah Alexander Yonuss of Mikado suffering from a self–inflicted gunshot wound.

After performing medical care, Alcona EMS transported Yonuss to Tawas St. Joseph Hospital. The shooting incident is still under investigation, and alcohol appears to be a factor.

The Michigan State Police Alpena Post, Alcona EMS, and Mikado First Responders assisted the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office.