UPDATE 8/10/23 11:30 a.m.
We have more information about the shooting of a U.S. Marshal in Chippewa County that led to a several hour standoff.
The Eastern U.P. had a heavy law enforcement presence all day Wednesday and into Thursday as U.S. Marshals, assisted by Sault Tribal Police, Border Patrol and other law enforcement agencies, worked to arrest the suspect, Giovanni McNab.
They say McNab shot a marshal in the leg when law enforcement came to recover two endangered children. He’s wanted in Missouri for abduction and parental kidnapping.
U.S. Marshals say the injured marshal is in stable condition. They have not made any official statements on McNab’s or the children’s condition.
Our crews remain on the scene, continuing to bring you the latest information.
8/10/23 8:10 a.m.
The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office says the location is secure, and there is no longer a threat to the public. They did not release any additional details about the shooting.
8/9/23 1:00 p.m.
Law enforcement and EMS have set up a staging area at the Stalwart fairgrounds between Pickford and Goetzville.
Our reporters have confirmed Sault Tribal Police and Border Patrol are onscene.
8/9/23 12:40 p.m.
A law enforcement officer in Chippewa County was shot in the leg during an investigation and has been taken to the hospital.
We know the officer was taken by ambulance to St. Ignace, then airlifted away by helicopter. Michigan State Police has confirmed the investigation is being handled by the U.S. Marshal’s Office.
We are working to learn why he was shot in the leg, what the status of the shooter is and much more. We will continue to update online, on social media and on the air as we work to learn more.