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GRPD investigating shooting on city's southeast side

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Posted at 9:07 PM, Oct 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-01 09:07:12-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A man suffered serious injuries after being shot on Grand Rapids' Southeast side.

A spokesperson from the Grand Rapids Police Department (GRPD) confirmed that the incident occurred in the 800 block of Oakhill Street SE.

Just before 8:30 p.m. Saturday night, callers reported hearing shots fired. One of the callers looked outside to see a man lying on the ground in front of a nearby house.

When officers arrived, they found the 48-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the chest. He was awake and informed the officers that a man riding a moped drove up and started shooting.

The victim was transported to St. Mary's Hospital with life-threatening injuries, meanwhile GRPD is still investigating the situation.