Man to stand trial for two summer shootings in Grand Rapids

Posted at 9:21 AM, Jan 08, 2016

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – A Grand Rapids man who was accused of murder as a teen, but was acquitted, has now been charged in two Grand Rapids shootings.

Sanqua Dion Cummings, 21, was bound over for trial Thursday on several felony counts, including two counts of attempted murder, home invasion and armed robbery.

The Kent County Prosecutor’s Office tells FOX 17 that the charges stem from two shootings: one on July 25, 2015 in a parking lot in the 2000 block of S. Division and one on August 4, 2015 during a home invasion in the 1100 block of Alexander SE.

In the July shooting, a man was shot in the face. The victim recovered.  In the August shooting, police say that Cummings was part of a group of men that stormed a home and shot a man seven times. The victim recovered but was unable to identify his assailants.  One of the members of the group testified to Cummings’ presence at that crime.

In 2010, Cummings was accused in the shooting death of Bobby Hughes, 17.  Cummings was 16 at the time.  He was found not guilty in early 2012 of that crime.