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Double shooting in Oscoda Township under investigation

Courtesy of Phil Sutton

Courtesy of Phil Sutton

Oscoda, Mich According to the Oscoda Township Police Department, 37-year-old Rickie Lynn Cheatum Jr. of Oscoda was found dead from a gunshot wound to the head on Florida Street. Police responded to the call around 11:30 Thursday morning.

Cheatum was apparently shot by his 31–year–old roommate.

The alleged shooter was found unconscious on the floor from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head and has been transported downstate for treatment.

Witness say there was a verbal altercation that led up to the shooting.

The incident remains under investigation at this time.