Police: Death investigation in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids, Mason Street NE
Grand Rapids police on the scene of a shooting along Mason Street NE. (Oct. 22, 2017)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Grand Rapids police are investigating after a man was discovered dead of an apparent gunshot wound Sunday night.

The man was found by an acquaintance shortly after 9 p.m. at the Cambridge Square Apartments along Mason Street NE, according to the Grand Rapids Police Department. That’s in the area of Plymouth Avenue NE and I-196.

The circumstancing surrounding the death are not yet known. GRPD could not provide any information about whether any weapons were recovered at the scene.

The victim’s name was not released Sunday night, nor did police provide his age.

Residents were asked to avoid the 1800 block of Mason while emergency responders were on the scene.

Anyone with information about the incident can call GRPD at 616.456.3400 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.

**Correction: A previous version of this article stated GRPD did not find any weapons at the scene. That was incorrect. A GRPD spokesperson did not have information about if any weapons were recovered at the scene. The text has been updated. We regret the error.