3 shootings in Grand Rapids Thursday; no arrests

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Police are investigating three separate shootings in Grand Rapids Thursday night. 

The Grand Rapids Police Department told 24 Hour News 8 that the first shooting happened around 7 p.m. at Elliot Street SE and Thelma Avenue SE near the intersection of Eastern Avenue and Burton Street. 

Witnesses told authorities that shots were exchanged between two vehicles. There are no reports of injuries or suspect descriptions. 

The second shooting happened shortly before 9 p.m. in the area of Franklin Avenue and Union Street SE.

One person was shot in the leg. No one had been arrested Thursday night. 

The third shooting happened around 11 p.m. at the intersection of Highland Street and Cass Avenue on the city’s southeast side. It’s unclear what led to the shooting.

A 36-year-old Grand Rapids man was shot multiple times and taken to the hospital for surgery. He is listed in stable condition, according to police.

No suspect description was available and no arrests have been made as of early Friday morning.

Police said there is no indication any of the shootings are related and don’t appear to be a threat to the public. 

Anyone with information in this case is encouraged to call GRPD at 616.456.3400 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.

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