GRPD: 1 in custody for SE side shooting; no injuries

Grand Rapids police outside home with officer on speaker

Grand Rapids police shout commands outside a home on Silver Avenue SE near Ardmore Street. (Aug. 2, 2019)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Grand Rapids police say a suspect in a shooting on the city’s southeast side is in custody.

Officers say the gunfire erupted near the corner of Silver Avenue and Ardmore Street SE around 12:30 p.m. Friday. A vehicle was hit, but no one was injured, according to police.

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Grand Rapids police surround a home on Silver Avenue SE near Ardmore Street in connection to a shooting. (Aug. 2, 2019)

Police cruisers surrounded a house near the shooting scene. A 24 Hour News 8 crew at the scene could hear officers yelling commands at whomever was inside the home.

Police say the suspect was taken into custody at the Days Inn on 28th Street and Buchanan.

Residents were advised to shelter inside or call 911 to request evacuation assistance shortly after the shooting. However, police now say there is no danger to the public.

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