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Man recovering from wound after being shot near Johnson Park

Posted at 6:27 PM, Aug 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-16 21:12:16-04

WALKER, Mich. — The Walker and Grandville Police departments are investigating, after a man was shot in the leg near Johnson Park late Thursday afternoon.

It happened around 4:10 p.m., at 2301 Wilson Avenue SW.

Walker Police Captain Keith Mankel confirmed to FOX 17 shortly afterward that the man was shot while standing in the driveway of his home, across from the park. A subsequent news release from Walker Police said the 32-year-old man was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

“At this time, there is no belief any public-safety risk.”

There was no immediate word if foul play was suspected, or if it might’ve been accidental. Police say more details may be released, as the investigation develops