Wyoming Police investigate shootings in 1900 block of Wyoming Ave. SW


The City of Wyoming Department of Public Safety is continuing its investigation into several shots being fired early this morning in the 1900 block of Wyoming Ave. SW.


According to a release from the department, units were dispatched to 1900 block of Wyoming Ave. SW in reference to several shots being fired today at approximately 5 a.m.  A victim was on scene and stated he had encountered three subjects breaking into a vehicle while he was driving down the street, according to the release.  One of the suspects became confrontational. The victim began driving away and then heard the gunshots and bullets striking his vehicle.  He drove to a nearby business and called police.  Officers located several shell casings in front of this address.


Officers checked the area and found multiple vehicle larcenies in the area.  Officers came across several people in front of an address in the 1800 block of Wyoming Ave. SW.  According to officers, a female handed an officer a purse stating someone showed up and said it was stolen.  Officers secured the residence and took several uncooperative subjects into custody.  A search warrant was executed resulting in a handgun and several stolen items being recovered.


Several individuals aged 16-18 were interviewed.  Charges are pending.  Although a firearm was recovered, officers are attempting to find the actual shooter. If anyone has knowledge of this incident they are asked to call the Wyoming Department of Public Safety, 616-530-7300, or Silent Observer, 1-866-774-2345.