GRPD: 3 shot outside The Orbit Room; suspect at large

The Orbit Room Shooting
Police investigate a shooting outside The Orbit Room in Grand Rapids (September 17, 2017)


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Grand Rapids police say three people were shot following a concert at The Orbit Room early Sunday.

It happened around 2:30 a.m. outside the club located at 2525 Lake Eastbrook Blvd., near the CenterPoint mall. Police received multiple phone calls about shots being fired in the parking lot.

When officers arrived, they found a 28-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the leg. He declined medical treatment.

A short time later, police were notified that two victims arrived at Blodgett Hospital with gunshot wounds. Police say a 38-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the foot, and a second 28-year-old man was shot in the calf. Police said their injuries are not life-threatening.

Police say it appears that a fight broke out prior to the shooting.

The suspect is described as a black male, between 35 and 40-years-old, approximately 5 feet tall and weighing 200 pounds. Police say he left the area in a dark-colored four door sedan.

Anyone with information is asked to call Grand Rapids Police Department at 616.456.3400 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.