Police ID Muskegon man fatally shot in the head

The scene in Muskegon where a body was found early on July 4, 2017.

MUSKEGON, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities have identified a man who was fatally shot in the head early Tuesday in Muskegon.

Corey Deshawn Thompson, 44, of Muskegon, was found wounded and unresponsive just before 1 a.m. in the 1300 block of Sanford Street, which is near Muskegon High School’s Hackley Stadium. He was pronounced dead at the scene, Muskegon police said in a release.

Police, who are still investigating the shooting, haven’t released any information about a motive or a suspect.

The shooting happened two days after a man was fatally shot and a 7-year-old boy was grazed by bullets after an exchange of gunfire in nearby Muskegon Heights. A suspect has not yet been named in that shooting but police say they have a “strong” person of interest.

Anyone with information in the Sanford Street shooting should contact police at 231.724.6750 or Silent Observer at 231.722.7463.