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GRPD: Man shot in face through windshield after fight

Posted at 3:08 PM, Feb 09, 2016

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Police are investigating following a shooting in the city's Heritage Hill neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

Investigators are still working to determine an exact timeline of events, but said the shooting stems from an altercation that began shortly before 3 p.m. at an apartment complex located west of Cherry Street SE and College Avenue.  That's when police say that the victim - a man in his mid-20s - went to get into his car when he was shot through the windshield.

The victim was shot in his cheek and was taken to the hospital with what were described by authorities as non-life threatening injuries.

Investigators blocked off the area around College Avenue and Cherry Street for roughly an hour Tuesday afternoon.

The suspect took off following the shooting.  Police said he's thin black male, about 22 to 24 years of age. Police describe him as  5 feet 9 inches tall,  with low cut hair and was last seen wearing blue jeans.

Anyone having additional information is requested to call (616) 456-3400 or Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345.

The suspects are believed to be armed and dangerous.