GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - A Grand Rapids man with a recent criminal background was shot in a leg while sitting on a porch at a residence on the southeast side of town.
The victim told police the shooting occurred at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday in the 1000 block of Lafayette Avenue SE when the suspect walked up and shot him.
The suspect fled the scene and a police K-9 unit could not find a trace.
The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment to non-life threatening injuries.
Police told 24 Hour News 8 the victim had been arrested earlier this year for carrying a concealed weapon and being a suspect in a robbery.
You are asked to call the Grand Rapids Police Department or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345 if you can help solve this crime.
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