Teen shot once in leg in southeastern Grand Rapids

Posted at 7:24 PM, Aug 08, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-08 19:31:25-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A teenager suffered a gunshot wound on Grand Rapids’ southeast side Friday evening.

At about 6 p.m. Friday, the Grand Rapids Police Department responded to a report of shots fired on Jefferson Avenue SE south of Garden Street SE near the railroad tracks. Officers found no shooting victims upon arriving at the scene.

At 6:30 p.m. Friday, a 16-year-old male arrived at St. Mary’s Hospital with a single gunshot wound to the thigh. Police told FOX 17 NEWS that the wound was not life threatening.

Officers said at least three suspects fled the shooting scene in a dark sedan. No other suspect information was available.

The shooting remains under investigation by the Grand Rapids Police Department.