GRPD investigating deputy-involved shooting on southeast side

A man was shot in the chest by police executing search warrants in Grand Rapids.

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - The Grand Rapids Police Department Major Case Team is investigating a deputy-involved shooting that happened on the city's southeast side Sunday morning.

Police confirmed that a shooting involving a Kent County Sheriff's Deputy occurred around 4 a.m on Whispering Way -- in the Burton's Landing Apartments complex near East Beltline.

A member of the Kent County Sheriff's Office Tactical unit was executing a search warrant part of a multi-jurisdictional drug investigation when the shooting took place. While attempting to take two people into custody, one suspect was shot in the chest. 

According to a release, the suspect is being treated at a local hospital and is listed in critical condition. The deputy involved was not injured. 

The Kent County Sheriff's Department will be conducting their own internal investigation. 

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