Sheriff: 3 children, 1 adult dead in 'horrific' northern Kent County shooting

Posted at 4:51 PM, Feb 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-20 12:19:55-05

SOLON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — According to our affiliate WZZM, three children and one woman were shot and killed at a home in Western Michigan Monday.

The shooting happened in Northern Kent County in the area of 19 Mile Road NE near Division Avenue, which is west of Cedar Springs. The Sheriff's Department adds that there is no active threat to the community.

"I believe this is a stable situation," Kent County Sheriff Michelle Lajoye-Young told WZZM. She added that they are investigating the possibility of a murder suicide.

"It is certainly a horrific thing to be called to and my heart goes out to the families involved here and the community," Lajoye-Young said. "We're certainly going to do all we can to bring this to a quick resolution."

The victims have not been identified.

Investigators are speaking with the people who reported the incident and they are forensically looking at the scene, Lajoye-Young said.