On December 27, 2020 at 8:30 pm, Grand Rapids Police received several calls about shots fired in the area of Thomas St SE / Dolbee Ave SE. When Officers arrived they located Marquis Townsend who had been shot. He tragically died from his injuries a short time later. Marquis was only 28 years old. A black male wearing a black hat, black mask, gray sweatshirt and black pants was seen fleeing on foot from the area after the shooting. Anyone with information about who murdered Marquis is urged to contact Silent Observer safely and anonymously at 616.774.2345 or by using the Submit A Crime section on this website. $3200 reward if tip information leads to the person(s) involved.