Man shot during armed robbery in GR; 2 sought

Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Police are investigating after a man was shot during an armed robbery in Grand Rapids early Tuesday morning.

It happened at 12:35 a.m. at a parking lot on S. Division Avenue near the intersection of Burton Street SW.

The Grand Rapids Police Department said the victims were parked in their vehicle in the lot when two suspects came up and robbed them at gunpoint. During the robbery, a 40-year-old man was shot in the abdomen.

The victim was taken to the hospital with injuries that police said are not considered life-threatening.

A K-9 unit was brought on scene to try and track down the shooter, but police said no suspects were arrested. No suspect information was available as of Tuesday morning.

The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about the shooting can call GRPD at 616.456.3400 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.

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