GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Police are investigating a shooting that injured a 20-year-old man at a house near the downtown Grand Valley State University campus in Grand Rapids.
The victim, who sustained multiple gunshot wounds, has been hospitalized and doesn’t appear to have life-threatening injuries, Grand Rapids Police Sgt. Terry Dixon said.
Officers responded around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25 to report of shots fired in the area of Gold Avenue SW and Fulton Street.
Early investigation determined the victim answered a knock on his door when he was confronted by three suspects wearing masks. He defended himself with a machete, and was shot multiple times, police said.
It’s unknown if a suspect was injured during the confrontation.
Grand Rapids Police remain on scene. The department’s Major Case Team is investigating, and anyone with additional information is asked to call police at 616-456-3400, or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.