Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Man sentenced in Bessemer shooting


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BESSEMER — A Bessemer man was sentenced to prison last week for an April shooting in the city.

Timothy James Wigman, 26, was sentenced to between 3 and 10 years in prison for assault with intent to commit great bodily harm.

Gogebic Circuit Judge Michael Pope warned Wigman in court Aug. 11 that he came close to facing a much longer prison sentence.

“That was a very serious offense. As the doctor acknowledged, a little bit down and a little bit more in center and this would be a totally different sentencing that would be happening right now,” Pope s...

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