One man shot dead near Grand Rapids gas station
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — One man is dead and police are searching for a suspect after he was shot while in his car near gas station.
Grand Rapids police responded to a report of a 24-year-old man being treated for a gunshot wound around 7:30 AM on Sunday.
Police say a man was in his car at the intersection of Franklin St. and Eastern Ave. SE when somebody approached and fired shots into it, hitting the man.
The man was rushed to St. Mary’s Hospital and was pronounced dead.
Witnesses told police they saw a suspect carrying a gun who ran away near a bus stop on Franklin Street.
A man was spotted wearing handcuffs and being taken away from the scene. Police are saying that he is not a suspect at this time.
The Grand Rapids Police Department’s Major Case Team is investigating the shooting. Anyone with information is encouraged to call (616) 456-3400 or Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345. Silent Observer can also be reached confidentially at www.silentobserver.org.