10 shot in 5 days; GR police to unveil plan to curb gun violence

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Grand Rapids Police Department plans to announce steps to reduce gun violence Friday after 10 people were shot in five days.

The department plans to unveil its plan of action at Joe Taylor Park after six people were injured in the shootings, none of them fatally.

Police say this recent spike is unusual for Grand Rapids and is concerning for both residents and community leaders.

Of course the police department is always looking for any tips leading to arrests in these shootings, so if you know anything call police.

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17 comments

    • Derp

      Yeah, and we should also do away with private property! If the government owns everything, then bad guys can’t get guns!

  • Common cents

    Everyone knows which group is responsible for these shootings but no one will throw out the political correctness BS to to correct the situation.

  • steve

    What’s the point of the police coming up with a strategy to address the problem? Until the liberals in City Hall actually start to support them 100%, their efforts will affect nothing.

  • lml25

    Gentrification is the answer.But that wont happen with Bliss–she’s building MORE low income housing to get hundreds of thugs and minorities to come to GR.It would cost millions and billions to gentrify,but Detroit is doing it in many neighborhoods–I believe they received federal money to bulldoze ghetto neighborhoods.Look into it Grand Rapids.

    • Rj

      It’s called strong city initiative, allowed to be implanted by Osama and the U.N. its a way to nullify the voters of the state while just the cities are who elects, we’ve already seen this in many big cities and our MI midterms were a sample. Fill the cities with progressive (lazy communist) and give out as much as possible to instruct them how to live and vote.

    • Rj

      It’s called strong city initiative, allowed to be implanted by Osama and the U.N. its a way to nullify the voters of the state while just the cities are who elects, we’ve already seen this in many big cities and our MI midterms were a sample. Fill the cities with progressive (lazy communist) and give out as much as possible to instruct them how to live and vote.

  • Iamct01

    Bring back the 90s style of pulling over everything that looks dumpy or young. Other cities have the same issues of answering calls instead of going out looking for trouble.

  • Asner

    The reason hood rats are flocking to GR is because elected criminals are bringing in all the thugs possible so they can vote Democrat in 2020.

  • C

    Until the people in City Hall publicly and in no uncertain terms acknowledge the police aren’t the problem., nothing’s going to change. The fault lies at the feet of a relatively small number of residents, mostly black, and those in the city’s administration that permit them to run rampant in the city. Period.

    • Rj

      This is what happens when any and all city halls are taken over by social Just warrior progressive. They handcuff police and adopt the promise program like the one in Florida which is responsible for a little evil punk to get away with a massive criminal record before killing 17 kids.

  • Rj

    Cops need to be allowed to be cops again, they know who the criminals are and their hands are tied for fear of being accused of something these neighborhood groups are complaining about. MLK chastised the black community for being 13% of the population who is responsible for over 65% of crime, statistics are still the same today. When are those in these communities going to open their mouths and tell the truth and not be afraid to tell on someone they know is responsible ? State and local government also needs to stop the black market pipeline of drugs and firearms that comes from Detroit and Benton harbor and Chicago. These punks are not getting guns legally that’s for sure.

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