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Suspect in Grand Rapids shooting bailed out of jail

GRAND RAPIDS (WAOW)--The suspect involved in a shooting in Wood County was bailed out of jail on Monday. According to Grand Rapids Police, 21-year-old Tyler Enkro was released yesterday on a $2,500 cash bond. He appeared in court via video from the Wood County Jail, Court Clerk's confirm. Police are trying to piece together how 31-year-old Nick Hoffmann was shot in the neck, leading to his eventual death.

"We are taking some other evidence that was at the scene and we are putting everything together," said Grand Rapids Chief of Police Dave Lewandowski. "With the autopsy and everything we will have more," he said.

Police were originally called to Enkro's house in Grand Rapids Sunday morning. It was there that they found Hoffmann shot in the neck, and Enkro was arrested that day.

"We did file a charge with the District Attorney's office for recklessly endangering safety," said Lewandowski.

But the Grand Rapids Police Chief says now that Hoffmann has died, that may change. Prosecutors had no comment due to a pending investigation.

Police say that the shooting may have been an accident, but it is still under investigation. Enkro and his attorney were unable to be reached for comment. The suspect, Tyler Enkro, is scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 23. 

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