Teen Found Guilty Of Graduation Party Shootings

Posted at 8:40 PM, Mar 25, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-25 20:44:52-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A teenager was found guilty Tuesday of opening fire and wounding five people at a Kentwood graduation party last July.

A jury convicted Billie DeShawn McKinney, 18, of three charges — assault with intent to murder, carrying a concealed weapon and felony possession of a firearm.

The Kentwood Police Department estimated there were about 50 people at the party when McKinney and nine others showed up uninvited and allegedly started a fight that led to the shootings.

Sentencing is scheduled for April 29.

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