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Grand Rapids Police investigating 2 homicides since Saturday night

Posted at 3:15 AM, May 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-15 13:27:14-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids Police are investigating two homicides since Saturday night.

The first has GRPD looking into what led up to a shooting that left one man dead and another injured Saturday night.

The shooting happened just before 11:15 in the 4200 block of Kalamazoo Avenue Southeast. Grand Rapids Dispatch said they got 911 calls about someone possibly shot in a lot.

Officers said when they were investigating the shooting, a man arrived at the hospital with a gunshot wound where he later died from his injuries, another man arrived at the hospital around the same time with a gunshot wound although his injuries were non-life-threatening.

The second involves a shooting on the city's southeast side at 11:08 a.m. Sunday in the 800 block of Martin Luther King Jr. St. SE.

Several 9-1-1 calls were received about a man being down on MLK Jr. Street near Geneva Avenue. Upon arriving at the scene, officers discovered a 40-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have no suspect information. The GRPD Major Case Team is investigating.

Anyone with any information about either of these incidents is being asked to contact detectives at the Grand Rapids Police Department at (616) 456-3380 or Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345 or at on the Web.

Both incidents remain under investigation by the Grand Rapids Police Department.