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.

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