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23-year-old dead after GR shooting

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Posted at 10:29 PM, Oct 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-22 16:18:51-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — One person is dead after being shot near 700 Watkins Street SE on Oct. 16.

The incident occurred around 9:15 p.m.

Grand Rapids Police say the victim is 23-year-old Deon Lamont Floyd of Grand Rapids.

He was rushed into surgery at St. Mary's Hospital, where he then succumbed to his wounds. Floyd's death has been ruled a homicide by the Kent County Medical Examiner.

Detectives ask those with information to call them at 616-456-3380 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.

This accident is being investigated. We'll provide more updates when they become readily available.