Teen shot in GR; lockdown lifted at elementary school

Police on scene of a shooting near Buchanan Avenue SW in Grand Rapids on Feb. 8, 2017.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) —  Police say they’ve made no arrests yet in a shooting that sparked a temporary lockdown at a Grand Rapids elementary school.

Grand Rapids police say school officials at Buchanan Elementary called after hearing multiple shots fired in the area of Brown Street and Feakin Avenue SW around 12:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Police say they found a 15-year-old boy with a gunshot wound to the foot at a home in the 200 block of Brown Street SW.  He was taken to a hospital and is expected to recover.

John Helmholdt with Grand Rapids Public Schools told 24 Hour News 8 the shooting did not involve the school and all staff and students are safe. The school was on lockdown as a precautionary measure.

Anyone with information in the shooting is asked to call the Grand Rapids Police Department Major Case Team at 616.456.3604 or 616.774.2340 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.