14 yr old Boy Shot and Killed at Hotel in Ottawa County

HOLLAND, MI – At 12:04AM this morning, Saturday February 16th, 2019, Ottawa County Sheriff’s Deputies and medics were sent to the Hampton Inn, located at 12427 Felch Street, in Holland Township, on a call of shots fired.

Claudio Estrada Jr

Claudio Estrada Jr

Upon arrival deputies found a 14 year old boy, Troy “TJ” Wells Jr., suffering from multiple gun shot wounds. TJ was transported to Holland Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The hotel has been checked and no other victims were found, and the suspect, identified as Claudio Estrada Jr., 23-years-old, of Holland, left the scene.

Detectives have been following up on tips and leads through the overnight. Many interviews have taken place. This incident does appear to have some gang relationship, however the extent of that information is still under investigation.

A two count felony warrant has been issued for Claudio Estrada. Charges of Open Murder and Felony Firearms were authorized by the Ottawa County Prosecutor’s Office on Saturday February 16, 2019

At the time of this release the suspect is still outstanding. Estrada is considered to be Armed and Dangerous.

Claudio Estrada is described as: Height: 5’10” | Weight: 130 | Hair: Black |Eyes: Brown

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