Man to prison for shooting Spectrum security officer

A mug shot of Horace Demarlo Collins.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The man who shot a Spectrum Health security officer at a parking ramp in downtown Grand Rapids has been sentenced.

Horace Collins was sentenced Monday to two years in prison for felony firearm, followed by 20 to 50 years for assault with intent to murder.

Collins shot the security officer at the Spectrum Health employee parking ramp near Lafayette Avenue and Michigan Street on the evening of June 23. The officer sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

Collins pleaded no contest to the charges against him in October. A no-contest plea is not an admission of guilt, but is treated as one during sentencing.

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