One person dead, another injured after double shooting on Grandville Avenue

Police looking for shooter that killed one in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - A shooting on the southwest side of Grand Rapids on Friday afternoon left one person dead and another injured.

Grand Rapids Police officers were called to a home Grandville Avenue SW near Cordelia Street around 4:30 p.m.  When they arrived they found two men outside of a barbershop with gunshot wounds.

One of the victims a 23-year-old man died from his injuries, the other a 26-year-old man was taken to an area hospital after being shot in the leg.

Police say the suspect approached the two victims on foot before firing several shots.  He then left the area on foot.  

Officers from Grand Rapids and Wyoming spent several hours looking for the suspect on Berkley Ave SW in Wyoming.   There was a heavy police presence around a home just south of Chicago Drive starting at around 6:30 p.m. They left the area around 9:30 without saying whether an arrest was made.

Grand Rapids police Department's major case team is investigating the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call Grand Rapids Police at 616-456-3400 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.

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April Stevens is a multi-platform producer at WZZM 13. Have a news tip? Email news@wzzm13.com, visit our Facebook page or Twitter.

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