Sheriff: 3 children, 1 adult dead in ‘horrific’ northern Kent County shooting


SOLON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Kent County Sheriff Michelle Lajoye-Young said three children and one woman were shot and killed in Northern Kent County.

The Sheriff’s Department responded to a report around 3 p.m. Monday of four people found dead at home on 19 Mile Road NE near North Division Avenue, which is west of Cedar Springs.

The children were elementary school age or younger.

“It’s always hard when there’s a death in the community, but it’s absolutely the most difficult when kids are involved,” said Lajoye-Young.

All of the victims will be identified following autopsies.

The Kent County Sheriff said they do not believe there is a suspect at large nor an urgent public safety threat.

“I believe this is a stable situation,” said Lajoye-Young. She said that they are…

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