Man in custody for Lake Michigan Drive Apartment shooting

By Hannah Lentz | 10/2/16 10:18pm

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The GVSU Police Department’s Patrol Car


A 23-year-old man is currently in police custody for attempt to murder following a non-fatal shooting near Grand Valley State University's campus at 2 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. Police found the victim after being shot in the parking lot of Lake Michigan Drive Apartments near North Campus and Lake Michigan Drive.

The victim is a 28-year-old man from Grand Rapids and is currently recovering in a local hospital. Police report the victim and the shooter knew each other before the shooting. The victim is neither a registered GVSU student or a tenant of Lake Michigan Drive Apartments.

The shooter is charged with assault with intent to murder, as well as possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

Anyone with information should call the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office at (616) 738-4022 or Silent Observer at (877) 887-4563.

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