Suspect in Custody after Teenager Shot in Head on Valentine’s Day

Posted at 9:27 PM, Feb 21, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-21 21:27:50-05

MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich (February 21, 2014) – Muskegon Heights Police Chief Lynne Gill says an 18-year-old man is in custody after a teenager was shot in the head on Valentine’s Day.

The suspect was taken into custody around 10:00 a.m. Friday.  Police haven’t released his identity pending arraignment on charges of Assault with Intent to Murder.  The suspect is being lodged at the Muskegon County Jail.

The arrest follows a shooting in the area of Sherman and Jefferson Street on February 14th, when 17-year-0ld Demontae Crowley was shot in the head.  Investigators say Crowley is currently recovering from the injuries he sustained in the shooting.

Anyone with information on this investigation is being asked to call the Muskegon Heights Police Department at 231-733-8900 or Silent Observer at 231-72-CRIME.