Home Invasion Results in man being Shot in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The Grand Rapids Police Department responded to the 1400 block of Quarry Avenue NW on November 5th, 2014 on a report of a shooting victim being found lying in the street.Home_invasion

A passerby found the victim lying in the street and immediately called authorities.  Responding officers learned that the victim lived nearby.

It is being reported that the victim heard someone knocking on the front door of his home, prior to the shooting.

When the victim went to answer the front door, he saw masked subjects, one armed with a gun.

The victim then shut the door and yelled out that he was calling the police.  The suspects then ran around to the back of the house and forced open the back door to the home.  They then entered the home and shot the resident.

The victim was transported to the hospital where he has undergone surgery.  The victim is currently listed in stable condition.

The shooting victim’s name is not being released at this time pending further investigation.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call the Grand Rapids Police Department at (616)-456-3604 or if you have any information you can submit an ANONYMOUS tip to Crime Stoppers.

To submit an ANONYMOUS tip:
Call: 1-800-SPEAKUP (1-800-773-2587)
Online: www.1800speakup.org
Text: CSM and your tip to CRIMES (274637)