Warrants issued for two men in Muskegon Hts. shootings

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Sept. 5 Muskegon Heights shooting location

MUSKEGON, Mich. – Warrants have been issued for two men involved in a shooting in Muskegon Heights last month that started the recent wave of violence in the city.

Police are looking for Josiah Alexis Fousse, 22, and Kierelle Montrell Burns, 23, in connection with the August 30 shooting at East Park Manor.  Fousse is charged with assault with intent to murder and firearms violations.  He is wanted in the shooting of Marlon Gresham, the brother of Marquis Gresham who was a Muskegon Heights high school basketball player killed in a shooting in 2014.  Marlon Gresham was critically wounded in the August 30 shooting.

Burns is wanted on a material-witness warrant.  The Muskegon County Prosecutor says that Burns has information about the August 30 shooting, as well as the shooting of Darnell Byrd III, who was slightly wounded on August 30 and killed in shooting on September 5.

There is a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of either of the two men.  Anyone with information should  call 911,  Muskegon Heights Detective Bureau at 231-733-8900 or Silent Observer at 231-72-CRIME.

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