1 dead in Grand Rapids shooting

Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Investigators say a 23-year-old man is dead after a shooting in Grand Rapids.

It happened around 2:15 p.m. Wednesday on Wealthy Street and Diamond Avenue SE.

A shooting on Wealthy Street and Diamond Avenue in Grand Rapids on July 15, 2020.
A shooting on Wealthy Street and Diamond Avenue in Grand Rapids on July 15, 2020.

The alleged shooter called the Grand Rapids Police Department and surrendered without incident.

A shooting at the Wealthy Market in Grand Rapids on July 15, 2020.
A shooting on Wealthy Street and Diamond Avenue in Grand Rapids on July 15, 2020.

GRPD Chief Eric Payne said he was on his way to a community unity event when he stopped by the scene of the crime.

“This is upsetting to me. The senseless violence that is occurring on the streets, Payne said. “I am (upset) and everyone should be.”

The killing marked Grand Rapids’ 19th homicide of the year. That’s one more than the city saw in all of 2019.

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