Teen faces murder charge in Grand Rapids house party shooting

Posted at 5:59 PM, Jun 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-21 20:39:35-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids Police say a 16-year-old will be charged in a fatal shooting at a house party.

Cleo Malik Nelson is being charged with open murder in the March 20 death of Kiara Carter.  Police say Nelson could be arraigned as early as Thursday.

Kiara Carter, undated courtesy photo.

Carter, 18, died of a gunshot wound to the head.  She was shot at a house party in the 800 block of Kalamazoo Avenue SE near Franklin Street.