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Grand Rapids police responded to multiple shootings on Labor Day

Grand Rapids Police 03072021
Posted at 11:10 PM, Sep 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-08 23:10:49-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids police responded to three shootings Monday evening, according to a news release.

In one, officers heard at least 10 shots about 9:45 p.m. in the area southeast of Madison Avenue and Garden Street, and soon received a call about a shooting victim in the 400 block of Storrs Street.

When officers arrived, they found a man with a graze wound to the hand and possibly a bullet lodged in his jaw.

He was transported to Butterworth Hospital with survivable injuries.

Several rounds and a vehicle hit a home on Storrs Street, and casings were found at two different locations in the immediate area.

In an earlier shooting about 6:50 p.m., a stolen Ford SUV was seen chasing another black SUV in the area of Kalamazoo Avenue and Boston Street and Kalamazoo Avenue and Orville Street. The occupants were shooting at each other, police said.

Multiple men were in both SUVs.

Two uninvolved vehicles and one business were struck by gunfire.

No one was injured.

Grand Rapids police also responded to a shooting about 5:30 p.m. on the 1000 block of Watkins Street SE, where gunshots and a fleeing vehicle were reported.

Officers found that bullets had hit one home and two vehicles.

The home was occupied when it was hit, but no one was injured.