Lamont Nelson

On Sunday, August 22, 2021, Grand Rapids Police received multiple 911 calls about shots fired. Patrol officers arrived and found the crime scene nearby in the 1500 block of Linden Avenue SE. While officers were investigating the shooting, four victims arrived by private transport to area hospitals. Lamont Deshawn Nelson was pronounced dead, another was in serious condition and two others received non-life threatening injuries. GRPD said there were over 100 rounds fired from multiple weapons and more than 100 potential witnesses to the shooting. Despite the number of people there, very few have come forward with information.  If you have information on Lamont’s tragic death and/or have video evidence, you are urged to submit an anonymous tip by calling 616-774-2345 or by clicking on the link below.