Grand Rapids police investigating 26-year-old's death as homicide

GR death investigation ruled a homicide

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Detectives with Grand Rapids Police Department are now calling a recent death investigation a homicide. 

According to a news release from GRPD, 26-year-old Curtis D. Swift, of Grand Rapids, was shot and killed last week. 

Around 11:45 a.m. on Jan. 19, GRPD received a 911 welfare check for Swift. When officers arrived, they found him unconscious and suffering from a gunshot wound. When medical responders arrived, they determined Swiftwas dead.

There was no one else at the home where Swift was found. 

Authorities are actively investigating Swift's homicide and ask that anyone with information call GRPD at 616-456-3400 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.  

EDITOR'S NOTE: A previous version of this story identified the victim incorrectly. It has been corrected. 

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April Stevens is a multi-platform producer at WZZM 13. Have a news tip? Email news@wzzm13.com, visit our Facebook page or Twitter.

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