Attempted Murder Suspect in Custody Following Armed Robbery

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Kevin Darnell McBride Jr. (Photo: April 26, 2014)

MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich (April 28, 2014) – A teenager accused of shooting his cousin during an armed robbery in Muskegon Heights last week is in police custody, according to online records.

19-year-old Kevin Darnell McBride Jr. was arrested on Saturday and booked into the Muskegon County Jail on Attempted Murder and Probation Violation charges.  He’s yet to be arraigned according to online records.  He’s being held without bond.

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Diaunte Dequan Johnson (Photo: Muskegon Heights Police Department)

Both McBride and Diaunte Diquan Johnson, 18, are suspects tied to an armed robbery in the 2000 block of Manz Street on April 22.

38-year-old Keith McBride, Kevin’s cousin, was shot in the shoulder during the armed robbery.  He’s being treated at Hackley Hospital and listed in stable condition.

Online records do not show Johnson is in custody.  Contact the Muskegon Heights Police Department if you’ve seen him.

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