3 shootings in GR: Victims include woman, toddler

Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Grand Rapids police responded to three scenes Thursday evening where gunshots were fired, including one where a toddler was injured.

The first incident happened around 7 p.m. near 11th Street NW and Quarry Avenue NW. Police say a woman was injured from glass that was caused by the gunfire.

Investigators believe the incident could have been a drive-by shooting.

The second incident happened shortly before 7:20 p.m. near Burton Street SE and Union Avenue SE, police say.

They say a 2-year-old child was shot in the arm. The child was taken to the hospital in a private car.

The third shooting happened around 11 p.m. at a house on Lane Avenue NW near the intersection of 2nd Street NW.

The police department says shots were fired into a house, hitting a person inside. Officers said the injuries are not considered life-threatening. GRPD told News 8 that it was likely a drive-by shooting.

It is unknown if the incidents are related.

There were no suspects in custody as of Friday morning.

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