The 16-year-old victim was hospitalized after suffering a gunshot wound to the buttocks in the area of Clancy Avenue and Fairbanks Street. The shooting happened just before 9:30 p.m.
The victim is expected to survive.
Officers used K-9 units to try to locate at least two potential suspects shortly after the shooting, but no arrests have been made.
Anyone with information about this incident is being asked to call the Grand Rapids Police Department or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.