MUSKEGON, Mich. (WOOD) — Police are investigating following a homicide in Muskegon Wednesday night.
Authorities were called to the area of McIlwraith Street and E. Laketon Avenue, west of Getty Street, around 10:30 p.m. for a shooting.
When officers arrived on scene, they found 19-year-old Ja-mall Thelonious Kitchens, of Norton Shores, lying in the roadway with an apparent gunshot wound to his head, according to a Thursday press release from the Muskegon Police Department.
Kitchens was taken to the an area-hospital where he died of his injuries, the release said.
The scene was cleared a few hours later.
The incident remains under investigation.
If anyone has information on the incident, please call the Muskegon Police Department at 231.724.6750 or Silent Observer at 231.722.7463.