One dead, two injured following fight at Jackson County field party

Posted: 1:35 PM, Jun 17, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-17 17:35:29Z

GRASS LAKE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WSYM) - Jackson County Sheriff deputies have opened a homicide investigation after a fight broke out during a field party.

Deputies were called to a field in the 4000 block of Fishville Road in Grass Lake Township at 3:27 a.m.

While deputies were on scene, three victims were brought to Henry Ford Allegiance with a variation of injuries.

An 18-year-old man from Jackson died at the hospital, two others are being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Deputies tell FOX 47 News more than 100 people were at the field party.

Details regarding a suspect were not immediately available.

According to an event page, a "Big Michigan Project X Party" was scheduled for June 16 at 4649 Fishville Road in Grass Lake. The party was scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. A Facebook page for the event has since been deleted.

Detectives with the investigation say the homeowner rented out the property for $500. The homeowner declined an interview with FOX 47 News.

Michigan State Police and Blackman Leoni Township Department of Public Safety are working on the investigation. 

If you have any information, you're asked to give Sheriff Steve Rand a call at (517) 798-7924.

FOX 47 News is working to learn more information. Check back for updates and look for the latest on FOX 47 News at 10 p.m.