Police investigate three separate shootings in Grand Rapids

Posted at 11:10 PM, Aug 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-24 10:42:53-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.  -- Grand Rapids Police are investigating three separate shootings that happened on the city's southeast side Thursday night.

The first shooting was reported near Elliot Avenue SE and Thelma Street, where police responded to the report of shots fired. Police tell FOX 17 that no one was injured and they are still searching for a suspect.

A second perimeter was briefly set up after a man was shot in the 1100 block of Cass Avenue near Madison Avenue around 11:10 p.m., according to GRPD Lt. Mark Ostapowicz.

A third shooting was also reported in the area of Franklin Street and Union Avenue.  It occurred just before 9 p.m. and one man suffered a gunshot wound to the leg.

Police are now searching for two suspects who reportedly fled the scene in a vehicle.

It is unclear whether these shootings are related or if they involve separate suspects.The two victims' name have not been released, but both are expected to be okay.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Grand Rapids Police Department or Silent Observer.