19-Year-Old Shot by GR Police Officer

Posted at 2:08 PM, Jan 14, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-14 15:53:59-05

photoGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A 19-year-old man is in critical condition Tuesday afternoon after being shot by a Grand Rapids police officer in the 4100 block of North Castle Ridge Dr. SE.

The shooting happened just before 1:30 p.m. at Clearpoint Valley Townhomes, according to police.

Police say the teen was shot after approaching officers with an air gun when they responded to a call at the location.  They also said he has a history of mental health issues.

The incident remains under investigation.