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Teen hospitalized in Grand Rapids shooting Monday night

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Posted at 4:55 PM, Jan 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-30 20:27:57-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A teenager was taken to the hospital Monday night after he was shot in the leg in Grand Rapids.

The shooting happened around 9:15 p.m. on Giddings Avenue SE between Elliott and Ardmore streets.

The teen told police he was walking with a friend in the area when they heard shots. He was hit once in the leg and ran to a gas station at the intersection of Kalamazoo Avenue and Burton Street, where he was taken to the hospital.

His injury isn’t believed to be life-threatening.

Police are still investigating what led up to the shooting. Information on a suspect or vehicle involved wasn’t immediately available.