Grand Rapids Police Search for ‘Armed and Dangerous’ Person of Interest in Homicide
Grand Rapids Police are investigating a fatal shooting on the City's southwest side and they have named a person of interest.
The shooting occurred Wednesday, May 31. At approximately 3:20 pm, officers were called to area of Commerce Ave SW and Goodrich Street SW on reports of the sound of gunfire.
Officers located a victim, an adult female, in the 300 block of Commerce Ave SW inside a vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
GRPD Police Chief Eric Winstrom tells Wood TV 8,
From what I can tell, It looks like she was shot multiple times. I’m guessing that she died very close to that location where we located her in the vehicle.
A child, who was in the car at the time of the shooting, is unharmed.
Following an autopsy by the Kent County Medical Examiner, the death in the below incident has been ruled a homicide. The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Leah Marie Gomez.
GRPD has identified Luis Fabian Bernal-Sosa as a person of interest in this case. Bernal-Sosa, aged 27, goes by the name “Fabian”. He is known to drive an early 2000s black Ford Ranger with and extended cab, aftermarket rims and tires, and possibly a “Bernal Landscape Management” sticker on the back.
There is currently a warrant for his arrest. Police say Bernal-Sosa should be considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information on Bernal-Sosa’s whereabouts is asked to contact GRPD detectives at (616) 456-3380. Tips can also be sent anonymously through Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345.
This is a developing story.