GRPD: 1 hurt in shooting; expected to recover

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A person was shot on the southeast side of Grand Rapids.

The shooting happened around 6:40 p.m. Saturday along Cherry Street, just behind Degage Ministries.

Grand Rapids Police Department Sgt. John Wittkowski says the victim received two gunshot wounds to the upper leg.

The victim’s injuries are not life-threatening, Wittkowski said. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital, he said.

Craig Clark, a spokesman for Degage Ministries, says it appears the shooting has nothing to do with Degage staff, volunteers or programming.

Wittkowski said there are three male suspects in the shooting.

Additional information about the shooting was not immediately available.

***Editor’s note: This story has been updated to state the shooting happened near Degage Ministries, not at the facility. We regret the error. ***