KENTWOOD, Mich. (WOOD) — A man has been charged in the death of a 13-year-old in Kentwood, the Kent County prosecutor says.
Justin Amir House has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Jamarion McCuller, Kent County Prosecutor Chris Becker told News 8.
McCuller was shot and killed on 29th Street SE near Broadmoor Avenue SE on March 12. The Alger Middle School student was 13 years old.
His mother told News 8 the shooting happened while McCuller was a passenger in a stolen vehicle.
House’s attorney, James King, confirmed to News 8 that he turned himself in to authorities around 4 a.m. Wednesday. He is being held at the Kent County Correctional Facility, according to jail officials.
A suspect was arrested near the scene by was released on March 14 at the direction of the prosecutor’s office.
According to King, House was the suspect arrested after the shooting and later released.