Investigators continue to search for answers in Kent County shooting


    An example of the car that Kent County investigators are looking for in connection to a shooting in the northern part of the county. (Photo Courtesy: Kent County Sheriff's Office)

    KENT COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Kent County investigators are continuing the search for a second crime scene in connection to a death investigation of a mother and three children.

    Sheriff's deputies were called to the 200 block of 19 Mile Rd NE on a report of 4 individuals who were believed to be deceased around 3 p.m. Monday.

    When they arrived on scene, deputies found the woman and three children with apparent gunshot wounds.

    According to our sister station, WOOD TV 8, the family has identified the victims as sisters Alaina Rau, 2; Cassidy Rodery, 6; and Kyrie Rodery, 8; and the woman as Aubrianne Moore, 28.

    Autopsies on the victims are being conducted Tuesday and possibly Wednesday.

    On Tuesday, the Michigan State Police Aviation Unit will be flying a helicopter in the area of northern Kent County looking for any evidence.

    Investigators are also looking for assistance in finding any information about a vehicle that looks like the one below.

    An example of the car that Kent County investigators are looking for in connection to a shooting in the northern part of the county. (Photo Courtesy: Kent County Sheriff's Office)

    They said it may have been seen between the hours of noon and 3 p.m. Monday.

    Anyone who saw the vehicle is asked to call (616) 632-6125, even if they aren't completely sure if the vehicle they saw was exactly the make and model of the one above.

    Anyone living in the surrounding area of 19 Mile Road Northeast/Division Avenue, who has a home surveillance system that points toward the road, is also asked to contact the Kent County Sheriff's Office Detective Bureau at (616) 632-6125.

    Detectives believe the second crime scene they are looking for is where the apparent shooting took place.

    Investigators currently have no indication of additional victims and are urging residents to report any suspicious conditions they may find, such as apparent evidence of a shooting, by calling the Kent County Dispatch Center immediately.

    Anyone wishing to report information anonymously can call Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345.

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