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Woman dies after being shot while walking on sidewalk in Wyoming

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Posted at 2:59 PM, Nov 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-27 15:47:18-05

WYOMING, Mich. — A woman was shot and killed today while walking on a sidewalk in Wyoming.

At about 12:30 p.m., police responded to reports of gunshots and a person down on the sidewalk in the 900 block of Burton Street Southwest, according to the city of Wyoming Department of Public Safety today.

The 34-year-old female was shot, according to an initial investigation by police.

She was transported to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Police said the suspect fled the area on foot.

Police described the suspect as a male, 5’10”-6’2", wearing a dark-blue hooded sweatshirt and blue face mask.

Police are asking people to avoid Burton Street Southwest between Clyde Park Avenue and Godfrey Avenue, while investigators process the scene.

Anyone with information on the homicide can contact the Wyoming Department of Public Safety at 616-530-7366 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.