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1 arrested in connection to West Side fatal shooting

Grand Rapids Police Department File
Posted at 1:05 PM, Jan 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-15 13:05:02-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids police have made an arrest connected to a Jan. 3 homicide.

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Andre Dimetre Sims, 23, of Grand Rapids is in custody at the Kent County Correctional Facility, a news release said Friday.

Detectives with the department’s Major Case Team presented the case to the Kent County Prosecutor’s Office on Jan. 14.

Sims is being charged with homicide – open murder, felony firearm and being a habitual offender.

If convicted, Sims faces life in prison.

Despite the arrest, Grand Rapids police investigators ask anyone with information to contact them at 616-456-3380 or anonymously through Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.