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Woman Killed In Southeast Grand Rapids Shooting

Posted at 4:02 AM, Jul 14, 2013

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A woman is dead after a shooting on the southeast side of Grand Rapids early Sunday morning.

At 3:25 a.m. Sunday, the Grand Rapids Police Department responded to a report of several people shot outside a residence at 345 Brown St. SE. Upon arriving there, officers found three gunshot victims.

A woman — later identified as Shanetta Latrice Franklin, 26, of Grand Rapids — died at the scene while another woman and a man were shot in the leg and were transported to St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Rapids by Life Ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries.

The two other victims have been identified as 29-year old Latrya Maxwell and 41-year-old Kwong Edward Jones.

Witnesses told officers they heard a number of shots east of the location, in the area of Madison Avenue and Brown Street.

Police have no suspects and said no motive is known for the shootings.

The Grand Rapids Police Major Case Team is investigating. Anyone with any information about the shootings is being asked to contact the Grand Rapids Police Department by calling (616) 456-3604 or Silent Observer by calling (616) 774-2345 or at www.silentobserver.org on the Web.