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1 injured in Grand Rapids shooting

Grand Rapids Police 03072021
Posted at 4:15 AM, Sep 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-10 16:05:21-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — One person was hospitalized after a shooting overnight in Grand Rapids.

Police tell FOX 17 it happened just after midnight Thursday on Delaware Street between Union and Eastern avenues on the city's Southeast side.

Officers found an 18-year-old man with two or three gunshot wounds to the arm and possibly in the side, a news release said.

The man told police he and a friend were riding their bikes when a black car drove past and shot at them four or five times.

He was struck and fell off his bike, after which he and his friend fled and hid behind a home in the 600 block of Alexander until police arrived.

The man was taken to St. Mary's Hospital with survivable injuries.

No information was immediately available about a suspect.

If you know anything about these incidents, contact the Grand Rapids Police Department at 616-456-3380 or leave information anonymously with Silent Observer online or by phone at 616-774-2345.