Muskegon police: Man shot in back, killed

Muskegon County

MUSKEGON, Mich. (WOOD) — A man was shot and killed in Muskegon Monday afternoon.

It happened around 1:15 p.m. on Orchard Avenue west of Getty Street.

The Muskegon Police Department says that when its officers arrived, they found the 21-year-old Muskegon man lying in front of a home with a gunshot wound to the back. He died at the scene.

His name was not released later Monday.

The circumstances leading up to the shooting are not yet known, but police said the initial calls to 911 reported multiple shots.

The shooter was not in custody later Monday afternoon and police did not release a suspect description.

Anyone with information about what happened are asked to call police at 231.724.6750 or Silent Observer at 231.722.7463.

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