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Published on May 26, 2024
Man Hospitalized Following Midnight Shooting in Grand Rapids as Police Seek SuspectSource: Google Street View

A man was injured in a shooting in Grand Rapids on Saturday, with police continuing their search for the suspect. As reported by WZZM 13, the incident occurred near Hall Street and Ionia Avenue around midnight. Authorities found the victim, identified only as a man, with multiple gunshot wounds and rushed him to the local hospital.

The Grand Rapids Police Department has stated that they believe the suspect, who managed to avoid apprehension at the crime scene, poses no immediate danger to the public. Running away before the police arrived, investigators are urging anyone with information about the shooting to come forward, as detailed by FOX 17.

Despite sustaining life-threatening injuries in the shooting and being in critical condition initially, the victim, after undergoing emergency surgery, is now reportedly stable, according to updates from medical personnel. The shooting has prompted a full investigation, with no clear motive or context provided as of yet. The age of the man shot, described as in his mid-20s, was mentioned in a WOODTV report.

The Grand Rapids Police Department hasn't released any information regarding the suspect or suspects involved in the shooting. An anonymous tip line has been set up by Silent Observer, who is also collaborating with the authorities on the investigation. The tip line can be reached at (616) 774-2345 or on their website, as encouraged by police for those who may know anything related to the violent incident. Meanwhile, the Grand Rapids community awaits further details as the investigation into the shooting unfolds.