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Shooter in Oscoda murder-suicide identified

The shooter in the Oscoda murder-suicide has been identified.

We have an update on the double shooting that happened in Oscoda yesterday. The man who shot his roommate after a verbal altercation and then turned the gun on himself has died.

The shooter, identified as Nathan Moss, succumbed to his injury at approximately 12:30 a.m. on Friday.

The Oscoda Township Police Department says 37 year old Rickie Cheatum Jr. of Oscoda was found dead from a gunshot wound to the head on Thursday morning. The shooting happened at a complex on Florida Street.

Following the incident, Moss was transported downstate for treatment of his injury.

The incident remains under investigation at this time.