GRPD: Man, 29, killed in early-morning shooting

Police investigate at the scene of a shooting in Grand Rapids (July 16, 2017)


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Grand Rapids police are investigating after a man was killed in an early-morning shooting.

It happened around 3:32 a.m. Sunday in the area of Bates Street and Henry Avenue. Police were called after someone reported hearing gunshots.

About 10 minutes later, police were called about a 29-year-old man who was dropped off at the hospital with a gunshot wound to the shoulder. The man was pronounced dead.

On Sunday afternoon, family members told 24 Hour News 8 the victim was Larry Moore. Grand Rapids police confirmed Moore’s identity Monday morning.

Larry Moore
An undated courtesy photo of Larry Moore.

Family members described Moore, who they called “Pepper,” as a lovely son, cousin, brother and nephew. They said he took pride in being an uncle to his new niece.

Police say no suspects are in custody.

Anyone with information is asked to call GRPD at 616.456.3400 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.

–24 Hour News 8’s Elisia Alonso contributed to this report.