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Fatal shooting on GR southeast side ruled a homicide

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An investigation by the GRPD Major Case Team is ongoing

Grand Rapid Police say officers were dispatched to Ardmore Street SE and Thelma Avenue SE around 12:20 a.m. June 29th on reports of the sound of gunfire. Officers discovered evidence of a weapon being discharged, but no victims were located at the scene.

A short time later, an adult male arrived at a local hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

Around 3:00 a.m., a second victim, also an adult male, arrived at a local hospital. This second victim, who has been identified as 35-year-old Jeremy Parnell, died from a gunshot wound to the chest.

GRPD says an investigation by the Major Case Team is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Grand Rapids Police Department or Silent Observer.

Dave joined WGVU Public Media in November of 2023 after eighteen years as a Michigan Association of Broadcasters Emmy-nominated photojournalist and editor at Grand Rapids' WOOD TV8 and three years at WEYI TV25 in Flint, Michigan. As a General Assignment Reporter, Dave covers daily news and community events all over West Michigan.
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