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Man charged in fatal Grand Rapids shooting

Posted at 2:16 PM, Aug 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-28 14:20:26-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A man is facing two charges in connection to the shooting death of a 21-year-old man in Grand Rapids this week.

Tomari Desuan Jemison, 22, is being charged with one count of carrying a concealed weapon, a five-year felony, and one count of carelessly discharging a firearm causing death, a two-year high misdemeanor, in the death of Cameron Williams, which occurred on Aug. 26, according to Christopher Becker, prosecuting attorney, Kent County this afternoon.

Williams was apparently shot in the chest in the area of College Avenue Northeast and Lyon Street Norheast at around 11:30 p.m. on Aug. 26.

He was taken in a private vehicle to Spectrum Butterworth Hospital in downtown Grand Rapids and died a short time later.

Police arrested Jemison, who was a passenger in the car and accused as the shooter.

Bekcer stressed that Jemison is presumed innocent until proven guilty.