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DeWitt man killed in weekend shooting, suspect identified and charged

A 21-year-old DeWitt man was killed in a shooting on Saturday night.
A 21-year-old DeWitt man was killed in a shooting on Saturday night.(AP GraphicsBank)
Published: Feb. 28, 2021 at 3:25 AM EST
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ST. JOHNS, Mich. (WILX) - A 21-year-old DeWitt man was killed in a shooting on Saturday night.

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According to the St. Johns Police Department, 24-year-old Jesse Xavier Osga-Groves of St. Johns has been charged with one count of homicide-manslaughter-death by weapon aimed with intent but without malice. He is being held at the Clinton County Jail under a $200,000 cash bond.

St. Johns Police say several people were at a home in the 500 block of East State Street Saturday night when the homeowner was showing off his firearms. One which was thought to be unloaded went off, hitting Brandon Chunko.

Police and EMS responded, but Chunko did not survive.

A 24-year-old man, whose name is not being released until he is formally charged, was arrested and taken to the Clinton County Jail.

The incident is still under investigation.

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