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Victim of fatal shooting identified, suspect charged

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Posted at 5:12 PM, Jul 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-16 17:12:15-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids Police identified the victim of Wednesday's fatal shooting as Matell Deon-Daajon Phillips, 23, of Grand Rapids.

The suspect, 23 year-old Travis Hoblet-Arnold, is in custody charged with open murder.

Phillips was killed near Wealthy Street and Diamond Avenue. GRPD told FOX 17 a vigil was held last night for the victim and a violent night erupted near the scene.