Suspect in GR hospital parking ramp shooting waives prelim

A mug shot of Horace Demarlo Collins.
A mug shot of Horace Demarlo Collins.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – The man arrested in the shooting of a security officer at a Spectrum Health parking ramp in downtown Grand Rapids has waived his preliminary hearing Friday.

Horace Demario Collins waived his preliminary hearing that was scheduled for 1:45 pm Friday in the 61st District Court in Grand Rapids.

On the evening of June 23, police say Collins shot a security officer in a Spectrum Health employee parking ramp near Lafayette Avenue and Michigan Street.

Collins is facing four charges in the parking shooting, including assault with intent to murder and three weapons charges, including carrying a concealed weapon, felon in possession of a firearm and felony firearm, the release said. He’s also facing a charge of habitual offender-fourth offense.

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