1 charged after teen hurt in GR shooting

(file photo)
(file photo)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — An 18-year-old has been charged after allegedly wounding one person in a Wednesday morning shooting.

It happened near the intersection of Broadway Avenue near Myrtle Street NW around 11:15 a.m., Grand Rapids Police Department Lt. Pat Merrill told 24 Hour News 8. Witnesses told police that a man opened fire on a group of people as they stood outside.

Not long after, a 16-year-old showed up at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg. No other victims had been identified as of Thursday afternoon.

After investigating, police took the suspected shooter into custody Wednesday, Merrill said.

Thursday, 18-year-old Eric Raul Torres was arraigned on charges of assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder, carrying a concealed weapon and felony firearm.

He was ordered held on $500,000 bond.

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