Police: Man hospitalized after GR shooting

Grand Rapids shooting
Police investigate after a vehicle was pulled over following a shooting in Grand Rapids (June 24, 2017)


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Grand Rapids police say one person was hospitalized a shooting early Saturday morning.

Police say it happened around 3:00 a.m. at Fish Ladder Park on Front Street NW. An officer in the 600 block of Ottawa Avenue NW heard several gunshots. Officers responded to the area and saw a vehicle leaving at a high rate of speed.

Authorities stopped the vehicle in the area of Division Avenue and Coldbrook Street. Police say several people were inside, including the shooting victim.

The victim, a male, was taken to an area hospital with a non-life threatening graze wound to the head. Police say he is not cooperating with the investigation.

Police say the other occupants of the vehicle were taken in for questioning, but no one has been arrested at this point.

Anyone with information is asked to call GRPD at 616.456.3400 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.