3 injured in 2 separate shootings

MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. (WOOD) — Three people were injured during two separate shootings in Muskegon Heights Wednesday evening.

Police were first called to a shooting in the area of Summit and 5th Street around 7:15 p.m. where a 19-year-old man was shot three times.

The victim was taken to a hospital where he is listed in critical condition.

A 30-year-old woman who was walking in the area was also hit during the gunfire and suffered a gunshot wound to the legs. Police originally listed her age as 15, but later corrected it. They did not release any information about her condition.

A second shooting occurred around just before 9 p.m. in the 2500 block of 7th street where an 18-year-old man was hit twice. He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Muskegon Heights Police have a person of interest in one of the shooting incidents. It’s still unknown if the shootings are related.

Anyone with information on either of the shootings is asked to contact the Muskegon Heights Detective Bureau at 231.733.8900 or call Silent Observer at 72-CRIME.


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