Attempted murder charge after shooting near GVSU

Deputies search a vehicle on Lake Michigan Drive. Authorities confirmed the vehicle is connected to a shooting at a nearby apartment complex. (Oct. 1, 2016)
Deputies search a vehicle on Lake Michigan Drive. Authorities confirmed the vehicle is connected to a shooting at a nearby apartment complex. (Oct. 1, 2016)

ALLENDALE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A 23-year-old is accused of attempted murder after a shooting near Grand Valley State University’s Allendale campus that left one man in critical condition.

The suspect, whose name has not yet been released being formal arraignment, was arrested without incident, the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday. He faces charges of assault with intent to murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

The shooting happened around 2 a.m. Saturday at the Lake Michigan Drive Apartments complex north of campus. The victim was found in the parking lot. Two men were taken into custody for questioning not long after the shooting. The sheriff’s office said further investigation revealed both were involved in the shooting and that they knew the victim.

Sunday, the sheriff’s office said the victim, a 28-year-old from Grand Rapids, was recovering at the hospital.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office at 616.738.4000 or Silent Observer at 877.887.4536.