Man Fatally Shot at Birthday Party in Grand Rapids

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) -- Police say a man was shot and killed and another wounded at a birthday party in Grand Rapids.

According to Grand Rapids police, 30-year-old Derecko Martin died Saturday at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital.

He and 23-year-old Phillip Williams were shot just after midnight.

Martin is being treated at the hospital.

Police say the men were at the birthday party when uninvited guests arrived. An argument started, and one of the uninvited guests started firing shots.

No suspects have yet been identified. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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