Morning 4: Murder investigation closes GM plant in Lake Orion, more stories

Here are the top stories for the morning of Aug. 11, 2022

Homicide investigation closes GM Orion Assembly Plant

Morning 4 is a quick roundup of stories we think you should know about to start your day. So, let’s get to the news.


General Motors Orion Assembly plant closed for murder investigation

The General Motors Orion Assembly plant was closed Thursday for a homicide investigation.

There was an altercation between two people inside the plant early Thursday morning, just before 1:30 a.m., the Oakland County Sheriff’s department told Local 4.

The General Motors Orion Assembly plant is closed for a homicide investigation.

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5-year-old shoots himself in Eastpointe after finding uncle’s gun in recliner cushion

A 5-year-old boy shot himself in the foot after finding his uncle’s gun in the cushion of a recliner, Eastpointe police said.

Read the report here.


Gas prices dip just below $4 for the first time in 5 months

Gasoline prices dipped to just under the $4 mark for the first time in more than five months — good news for consumers who are struggling with high prices for many other essentials.

Read more here.


Mysterious beating leaves man hospitalized in Downtown Detroit

A local family is seeking answers about a mysterious beating that hospitalized a man in Downtown Detroit.

See more here.


Weather: Tracking weekend rain chances in Metro Detroit

Saturday will start with some sunshine, but many of the computer models are now trending toward increasing clouds with showers approaching from west to east during the afternoon.


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Ken Haddad is the digital content and audience manager for WDIV / ClickOnDetroit.com. He also authors the Morning Report Newsletter and various other newsletters. He's been with WDIV since 2013. He enjoys suffering through Lions games on Sundays in the fall.