GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities are investigating after two people were injured in two shootings early Thursday morning.
The Grand Rapids Police Department said officers were called shortly after 12 a.m. Thursday for a report of a shooting near the intersection of Union Avenue SE and Alexander Street SE.
When officers arrived, they found a man who had been shot. The victim told police he and a friend were riding their bikes when a black car drover past and shot at them. The victim and his friend then hid behind a house on Alexander Street until police arrived, according to a GRPD news release.
The victim, an 18-year-old man, was taken to the hospital with injuries police said are not considered life-threatening.
No suspect information was released.
Officers were then called around 12:30 a.m. to Blodgett Hospital after a shooting victim showed up at the hospital. The victim told officers he was walking near the intersection of College Avenue and Highland Street SE when a vehicle drove past and shot at him, hitting him the buttocks, the release said.
Police said the 18-year-old victim’s injuries are not considered life-threatening.
It’s unclear if the two shootings are related.
Anyone with information about any of the incidents is asked to call the GRPD at 616.456.3400 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.