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Person of interest arrested in fatal Muskegon shooting; victim ID'd

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Posted at 1:29 PM, Jan 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-07 13:29:54-05

MUSKEGON, Mich. — A person of interest in the shooting death of a man in front of a Muskegon home has been taken into custody.

The shooting happened around 1:14 p.m. Monday outside a home on Orchard Avenue between Scott and Kenneth streets. When police arrived, they found 21-year-old Damonte Neal with a gunshot wound to his back.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Monday evening, Muskegon police took a 21-year-old Muskegon man into custody as a person of interest in the shooting.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Muskegon Police Department at 231-724-6750 or Silent Observer at 231-722-7463.