Muskegon PD: 2 shot outside convenience store

Muskegon, Sunny Mart, E. Apple Avenue
Police investigate a shooting at the Sunny Mart along E. Apple Avenue in Muskegon on Nov. 14, 2017.


MUSKEGON, Mich. (WOOD) — Two people were shot in the parking lot of a Muskegon convenience store Tuesday evening, police said.

The shooting happened just after 8 p.m. outside the Sunny Mart along E. Apple Avenue, a couple of blocks west of US-31. A store employee told 24 Hour News 8 he ran into the back of the store to after hearing gunshots.

The victims are a 19-year-old woman and 26-year-old man, both of whom are from Muskegon, Muskegon Police Department Capt. Shawn Bride said. Their conditions were not immediately known.

Both were sitting in the front of an SUV outside the convenience store, Bride said. At least three rounds were fired.

The front driver’s side window of the SUV was broken and pieces of glass could be seen on the ground. There was also an evidence marker near the vehicle and at least two more near the store.

The shooting is not believed to be a random act, but no arrests have been made at this time, according to a Muskegon Police Department news release.

The case remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Muskegon Police Department at 231.724.6750 or Silent Observer at 231.722.7463.