Shootings force Grand Rapids-area carnival to close early
Wyoming, Mich. — A popular 10-day carnival near Grand Rapids is closing early because of two shootings nearby.
Police made the announcement Saturday. The annual carnival, which is known for amusement park rides, was supposed to run through Sunday. It’s held in the parking lot of a former movie theater on 28th Street in Wyoming.
There were shootings Thursday and Friday near the carnival. One person was hurt.
The carnival this year was a fundraiser for the Wyoming parks department and a nonprofit group that sponsors recreation programs. The goal was $30,000.
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