GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – A Grand Rapids man has pleaded guilty to second degree murder on the day his trial was about to begin.
Jokari Lowery entered the plea Monday, along with a guilty plea for felony firearm. He will be sentenced on August 17 and faces life in prison.
Lowery was arrested in February on charges stemming from a shooting at a party on 28th Street in October. Eight people were injured and one person, Juwan Boykin, 21, was killed in the shooting at the vacant Clearance Outlet store.