BROOKLYN, Mich. - Authorities are continuing their investigation into the shootings of a Jackson County woman, who was found dead Thursday, and of her husband, who remains hospitalized.
Columbia Township firefighters were called to the Brooklyn home of Charles and Patricia Goebel early Thursday. They found Mrs. Goebel, 42, dead and Mr. Goebel, 44, wounded. Mr. Goebel was taken to University of Michigan Hospitals, where he was in stable condition last night.
Michigan State Police troopers from the Jackson post said their preliminary investigation found that Mrs. Goebel's gunshot wound was self-inflicted. They have not determined how Mr. Goebel was shot.