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Some mid-Michigan families head into long holiday weekend with broken hearts

The holidays are meant to be spent with family at home, but some families won't be that fortunate. (Photo: WEYI/WSMH)

Some families in mid-Michigan are heading into the long holiday with broken hearts.

In the last week, five people have been shot and three of them have died.

The shootings took place in Flint and Saginaw.

The latest victim died in Saginaw on Friday morning.

All the victims were relatively young: the oldest was 25 years old, and the youngest was in their teens.

One shooting took place Friday morning on Court Street near south Woodbridge in Saginaw.

Related: Man shot, killed riding bike in Saginaw

That's where police found a 21-year-old man who was shot and killed while riding his bike.

Sadly, that was not the only shooting police were called to Friday morning.

A 15-year-old girl was shot in the head after a drive-by shooting just after 2 a.m. Friday on Flint's north side, and is currently listed in critical condition.

Related: 15-year-old shot in head, MSP investigating

The gunman fired multiple shots into the home where the teen and six other children were staying.

On Tuesday night, a teen was shot outside Beecher high school after a basketball game.

Related: One person shot outside of Beecher High School

He's expected to make a full recovery, but parents are still concerned.

A pair of brothers were killed on Sunday in Saginaw.

Related: Police: Victims of Saginaw double homicide were brothers

The two latest shootings wrap up a violent week in mid-Michigan.


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