Police: Man shot and killed in Grand Rapids

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Grand Rapids police investigate a shooting death near the intersection of Madison Avenue SE and 28th Street. (June 26, 2021)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The Grand Rapids Police Department says it is investigating a homicide on the city’s south side.

It happened around 11:30 p.m. Friday in the area of Madison Avenue SE and 28th Street.

Police said a man was discovered there with an apparent gunshot wound. His name was not released early Saturday, nor was his age, with officers saying only that he was an adult.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting remain unknown.

GRPD had not arrested anyone as of 1 a.m. The agency also didn’t release any suspect information.

Police asked people to avoid the area of Madison and 28th while emergency responders were on the scene.

The death marks the city’s sixth homicide of 2021. The fifth was earlier this week, when Travon Seawood, 21, of Kentwood was shot and killed while driving near The Rapid’s Central Station.

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