Police ID shooting victim near Rockford; suspect in custody

Kent County

ALGOMA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Police have identified a man who was shot near Rockford early Sunday morning.

Deputies say they arrived on scene around 6:28 a.m. in Algoma Township at Algoma Estates on Mercury Drive near Galaxy Drive NE. They say a man left the scene after shooting another man.

The victim has been identified as Anthony White, 31, of Rockford. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment and is in critical condition.

The situation that led to the shooting is unknown at this time, but police set up a perimeter with a K-9 unit assisting the investigation on scene.

MSP assisting Kent County with establishing a perimeter at Algoma Estates in Rockford, Mich.

After several hours, deputies were able to take the shooting suspect into custody.

Michigan State Police also assisted the sheriff’s department with the investigation.

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