Police release names of victims in deadly Wyoming shooting

Kent County

WYOMING, Mich. (WOOD) — Police have released the names of the two people shot and killed in Wyoming.

Wyoming Police say 16-year-old Santos Padilla Banegas and the 20-year-old Elmer Geovany Lopez Toi were shot and killed Wednesday.

It happened around 4:45 p.m. near the intersection of Division Avenue and Wilbur Street SE, north of 44th Street.

When officers arrived, they say they found two victims suffering from gunshot wounds.

Police say Banegas was taken to the hospital but later died, and Toi died at the scene.

Investigators say the two were walking together in the area when they were shot from a vehicle that had multiple people inside of it.

Police have not yet released information on suspects but say the suspect vehicle is a dark colored 2010 or 2011 GMC.

A photo of a suspect car in a deadly shooting in Wyoming on Sept. 16, 2020. (Courtesy of the Wyoming Department of Public Safety)
A photo of a suspect car in a deadly shooting in Wyoming on Sept. 16, 2020. (Courtesy of the Wyoming Department of Public Safety)

Acadia It was last seen southbound on Jefferson Avenue from Wilbur, police say.

ABOVE: Surveillance video of the suspect vehicle leaving the scene. (Courtesy)

Anyone with information is encourage to call Wyoming police at 616.530.7300 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.

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