This case is about gross negligence and ordinary care, prosecuting attorney Cara Wilkinson told the jury Thursday morning during closing arguments for the trial of Jaron Paul Chatman.

“It was him and him alone that could have avoided this entire situation,” she said of Chatman, the 27-year-old Coopersville man on trial in Ottawa County Circuit Court for the fatal shooting of his wife in 2019.

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