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BRIAN:..A HOMELESS MAN FACES

LIFE IN PRISON FOR ALLEGEDLY

ENTERING AN APARTMENT ON GRAND

RAPIDS SOUTHWEST SIDE AT

RANDOM IN THE DEAD OF NIGHT

AND STABBING A CHILD MULTIPLE

TIMES.

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SUE:..NEWS 8'S BARTON DEITERS

HAS BEEN WORKING THIS STORY

ALL DAY AND BRINGS US THE

DETAILS. BARTON?

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BARTON:..IT WAS THAT RAREST OF

CRIMES, A COMPLETELY RANDOM

ATTACK BY A COMPLETE STRANGER.

AND NOW, AN 11-YEAR-OLD BOY IS

RECOVERING FROM HIS INJURIES

AND HIS ALLEGED ATTACKER IS

CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED MURDER.

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IT HAPPENED HERE AT THE WALNUT

GROVE APARTMENTS IN THE BLACK

HILLS NEIGHBORHOOD AROUND 3

A.M. THURSDAY MORNING WHEN

POLICE SAY 21-YEAR-OLD DENNY

MCNEES JR FOUND AN OPENING IN

AN UNLOCKED DOOR OR WINDOW AND

GOT INTO AN APARTMENT. POLICE

DO NOT KNOW WHY THE SUSPECT

ENTERED THE HOME ARMED WITH A

UTILITY KNIFE, MCNEES HAS NO

ADULT CRIMINAL RECORD. NCNEES

HAS NO JOB AND STAYS AT A

COUPLE OF LOCAL HOMELESS

SHELTERS, ACCORDING TO COURT

RECORDS. BUT AFTER ENTERING HE

STABBED AN 11-YEAR-OLD BOY

MULTIPLE TIME ABOUT THE FACE

AREA AND THE FACED OFF AGAINST

AN ADULT WOMAN BEFORE FLEEING.

THE BOY WAS TAKEN TO THE

HOSPITAL WITH INJURIES AND IS

EXPECTED TO RECOVER.

((12:25:49-54)) ((05)) ((SGT.

DAN ADAMS, GRPD)) "JUST AS

CONCERNING TO US WOULD THE

EMOTIONAL IMPACT ESPECIALLY

BEING IN YOUR OWN HOME."

WITHIN A HALF HOUR, POLICE K9S

LED OFFIERS ABOUT TWO MILES

AWAY WHERE THE SUSPECT WAS

TAKEN INTO CUSTODY WITHOUT

INCIDENT. THIS MORNING, MCNEES

WAS CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED

MURDER AND FIRST-DEGREE HOME

INVASION.

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((12:26:24-40)) ((16)) ((SGT.

DAN ADAMS, GRPD)) "IT'S AN

UNUSUAL INCIDENT AND

UNFORTUNATELY ONE OF THOSE

THINGS THAT REMIND US THAT

EVEN WHEN WE'RE HOME,

ESPECIALLY AT NIGHT, IT'S A

GOOD IDEA TO KEEP THE DOORS

AND WINDOWS LOCKED, NOT TO SAY

THE FAMILY DID ANYTHING TO ASK

FOR THIS TO HAPPEN OR DID

ANYTHING WRONG."

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BARTON:..

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MCNEES IS SCHEDULED TO RETURN

TO COURT ON FEB. 18, HE IS

HELD AT THE KENT COUNTY JAIL

ON A $500,000 BOND. LIVE IN

GR, BDE N8

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