HOLLAND, Mich. (WOOD) — A 17-year-old was killed in an early Sunday morning shooting in Holland.
Around 1:30 a.m., Ottawa County Central Dispatch Authority said officers with the Holland Department of Public Safety were sent to the area of East 17th Street and College Avenue for a shooting.
Police said that they were originally sent to the scene for a possible suicide. Due to the number of people at the home, the incident is being treated as suspicious. Officers at the scene said they are investigating it as a potential homicide.
HDPS that the victim is a 17-year-old boy.
A News 8 crew at the scene reports seeing a police dog canvassing the area.
There is no information available on possible suspects at this time.
The area of East 17th Street and College Avenue is closed while police investigate. Drivers are advised to avoid the area.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Holland Department of Public Safety detectives at 616.355.1150 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Tips may also be submitted to Silent Observer at 877.887.4536.
The shooting remains under investigation.