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Grand Rapids police make arrest in connection to fatal shooting

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Posted at 1:16 PM, Apr 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-12 13:16:21-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids police have made an arrest in connection to a fatal shooting from last week, as well as identified the victim.

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The Kent County Prosecutor’s Office has issued a two-count felony warrant for open murder and felony firearm on 17-year-old Andre Jermaine Hollowell, according to a news release Monday.

The shooting happened about 11:50 a.m. Friday in the 100 block of Madison Avenue SE.

Nicholas Stephan Purnell, 28, of Grand Rapids, was found inside a home, suffering from a gunshot wound.

He died at the scene.

Hollowell turned himself in Friday and is in custody at the Kent County Correctional Facility, awaiting arraignment.