One Killed in Shooting on Grand Rapids’ Southwest Side
UPDATE (9/28/20 1:20 p.m.): Police have identified the victim as 27-year-old Jewelian Wayn Trevino.
ORIGINAL STORY: Grand Rapids Police are investigating a shooting Sunday night on Grand Rapids' southwest side that left one person dead.
According to a Facebook post from GRPD, a 911 call about a shooting victim in the area of Curve Street and Underhill Avenue SW was received about 9:15p.m.
When police arrived they discovered a male victim, inside a vehicle, with an apparent gunshot wound.
Life saving measures were attempted, but were ultimately unsuccessful.
The identity of the victim has not been released.
Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (616) 456-3380 or Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345 or visit silentobserver.org.
This is the 26th homicide in Grand Rapids in 2020.
Police are also investigating two homicides that occurred Friday night on the city's southeast side.
According to Wood TV 8, Grand Rapids is on pace for one its deadliest years ever:
...If the current rate continues, Grand Rapids is on pace to have the most homicides since 1993, when there were 34 in the midst of war between street gangs over the influx of crack cocaine.