Deadly stabbing case leads PD to Grandville neighborhood

Kent County

GRANDVILLE, Mich. (WOOD) — The investigation into a Wyoming stabbing that killed one person and injured another Tuesday night led detectives to Grandville Wednesday.

A heavy police presence could be seen around 2 p.m. in a neighborhood off Ivanrest Avenue near 44th Street. Officers blocked off Pine Meadow Drive SW as part of their investigation into Tuesday’s deadly attack.

Police on scene told News 8 they believed a person of interest was inside a home there, but eventually determined the house was empty.

The stabbing happened around 10:20 p.m. on Porter Street SW near Berwyn Avenue, which is between Byron Center and Burlingame avenues.

Officers were initially called to the scene on a report of an argument outside. When they arrived, they found two men had been stabbed.

One of the men, a 37-year-old Grand Rapids man, died at the scene.The other, who police said tried to intervene, was rushed to the hospital via ambulance with serious injuries.

Police have not released a name or description of a suspect.

Anyone with information about the stabbing is asked to contact Wyoming police at 616.530.7300 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Know something newsworthy? Report It!

News 8 Links