Man pleads guilty to 28th Street party shooting

Posted at 4:28 PM, Jul 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-10 16:28:53-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – A Grand Rapids man has pleaded guilty to second degree murder on the day his trial was about to begin.

Jokari Lowery

Jokari Lowery entered the plea Monday, along with a guilty plea for felony firearm. He will be sentenced on August 17 and faces life in prison.

Lowery was arrested in February on charges stemming from a shooting at a party on 28th Street in October.  Eight people were injured and one person, Juwan Boykin, 21, was killed in the shooting at the vacant Clearance Outlet store.