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Wyoming police name person of interest in shooting of 2-year-old

Wyoming Police 07012023
Posted at 3:56 PM, Oct 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-15 15:56:18-04

WYOMING, Mich. — Wyoming police have identified Larry Earl Cooper Jr. as a person of interest in the investigation of a 2-year-old shot in the abdomen.

The shooting happened about 7 p.m. on Oct. 4 at a home in the 2200 block of 29th St. SW, according to a news release.

The 2-year-old boy was taken to the hospital by private vehicle with life-threatening injuries.

He is still being treated as of Thursday and police describe his condition as “extremely critical.”

Cooper is wanted on a parole violation warrant and refuses to turn himself in, according to police.

Anyone with information may contact Wyoming police at 616-530-7300 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.