Shooting leaves 1 dead on Grand Rapids' west side

Shooting leaves 1 dead in GR

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH - Police are looking for the suspect in a deadly shooting, on the city's west side.

Officers found the male victim with multiple gunshot wounds around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, outside of a home on Second Street, between Pine and Lincoln avenues. He was taken to the hospital where he later died.

Police say he is from Grand Rapids, but have not yet released an age or name.

Investigators say the gunman ran away after the shooting and is still at large.

A K-9 unit tried to track the suspect north, but did not find anything. The suspect may be armed, but at this time police believe the victim was targeted, and do not think there is a threat to the public.

The Grand Rapids Police Department is treating this death as a homicide. It would be the fifth homicide in the city for 2018.

If you know anything about this shooting, you're asked to contact GRPD at 616-456-3403 or Silent Observer.

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