Massive Shooting in Grand Rapids Park
Shots fired at a Grand Rapids park over the weekend of June 12 still have police scratching their heads on trying to find out just who was involved.
According to MLive, Grand Rapids police Sargent Dan Adams said, "officers recovered 118 shell casings from the scene." Police think as many as 20 people were involved in the shooting that left three injured at the Sixth Street Park early Saturday morning around 3:55 a.m.
So far no suspects have been identified but they do know it was a large number of people that where involved in the shooting.
When the police arrived on the scene they witnessed around 200 people fleeing the scene. After interviewing witnesses they think there were around 20 people firing handguns and rifles.
So far the police know that three men later arrived at area hospitals with gunshot wounds. Two men had non life threatening wounds while one man was in critical condition.
One stray bullet from the shooting went through a nearby hotel window of a room that was occupied at the time and fortunately know one was hit by the bullet.
Police Chief Eric Payne said, "with as many people as were involved, or nearby, all of these incidents, someone knows something. someone saw something. Someone recorded something. I'm reaching out to the parents, the grandparents, the ones in these young people's loves who know what's happening. Work with me to keep everyone in Grand Rapids safe."
If you or anyone you know has any video footage of this incident, we at the scene or know someone who was, you are urged to contact the Grand Rapids Police Department at 616.456.3380. If you would like to keep your identity a secret feel safe and free to contact the Silent Observer at 616.774.2345 or www.silentobserver.org.