Sanilac authorities continue to investigate Thanksgiving shooting

Sanilac County Sheriff’s Department officials believe alcohol was involved in a Thanksgiving shooting in Speaker Township. Sheriff’s Deputies believe a 38 year old man from Deford was driving a pickup truck northbound on M-19 with a 38 year old woman passenger. The two were nearly struck head on by a oncoming car the evening of November 28th. The two proceeded to follow the car to get a license plate number. The car , driven by a 39 year old from Wyandotte with a 30 year old passenger, pulled into a car pool lot at Galbraith Line and M-19. An augment broke out and resulted in the Wyandotte man being shot. He is currently at a Detroit area hospital where he is recovering from the gunshot injury. The identities of the two men and their passengers have not been released. Investigators from the Sanilac County Sheriff’s office say additional witnesses are being sought and the investigation is ongoing.