GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Grand Rapids police have identified the two people who were killed in an "assassin-type" shooting on Labor Day.
The victims were identified as 45-year-old Felix Romero Reyes-Santos and 20-year-old Alvaro Carrillo-Mendez.
Reyes-Santos and Carillo-Mendez, along with a third man, were shot around 2 a.m. Monday in the area of Burton Street west of Division Avenue.
One of the dead men was found lying in the middle of the street and the other was on the side of the street. The third man was wounded in the mouth and was taken to a local hospital in serious condition
One of the victims had been shot multiple times, police at the scene told 24 Hour News 8.
Some neighbors in the area told 24 Hour News 8 the victims were walking on the sidewalk when a fourth man, the alleged shooter, walked up behind them and began shooting. The witnesses said the suspect did not say anything to the victims before pulling the trigger.
The suspect, who police say used a handgun in the incident, still hasn't been found. He is described as a black male with a medium build and wearing a white shirt with horizontal stripes and a white "fishing style" hat.
Two more people were shot around 3:20 a.m. Monday only a half-mile from the first triple-shooting. Authorities have said they investigating the possibility that the two shootings are connected.
The GRPD Major Case Team is investigating. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call GRPD at 616.456.3604 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.
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