1 dead, 8 injured in multiple shooting in Grand Rapids, Michigan (PHOTOS)
The male victim was killed inside the store, and at least eight other people were reportedly injured, according to police.
The victim of the fatal shooting is reported to be an African American man in his early 20s, police said. The condition of the injured is unknown.
Public Information Release - Shooting/Multiple Victims pic.twitter.com/OyBaIHt0Qo— Grand Rapids Police (@GrandRapidsPD) October 9, 2016
#BREAKING: GRPD reporting to "large party" in strip mall on 28th st around 3:45a.m. 9 victims. 1 dead, other 8 being treated.— WOOD TV8 (@WOODTV) October 9, 2016
The shooting is reported to have occurred at a strip mall on 28th Street near Kalamazoo Avenue.
Police told reporters that more than 60 people were gathered at the premises before the shooting and they are not sure if the clearance outlet was operating as a business.
PHOTOS: 9 shot, 1 killed at large party at GR strip mall. "Clearance Outlet" looks more like party hall inside w/ balloons, streamers, etc. pic.twitter.com/EO0MqFBIWY— Evan Dean (@_EvanDean) October 9, 2016
Sgt. Terry Dixon also told Wood TV8 that they were unsure how many shooters were involved in the incident.
Photos from the scene show shattered glass from the windows of a clearance outlet and a WOOD TV8 reporter on the scene says police are currently searching the building. No suspects have been arrested in relation to the incident.
Much of the investigation is centered on the Clearance Outlet. Front glass windows appear to be smashed out. Police canvassing the interior. pic.twitter.com/luOgU1mJFQ— Evan Dean (@_EvanDean) October 9, 2016
I could actually hear people on scene arguing with one another after the shooting. Witnesses wouldn't tell us much about what happened.— Evan Dean (@_EvanDean) October 9, 2016
BREAKING: One person is dead, eight others hurt after shooting in Grand Rapids. Gunman on the loose. https://t.co/x5Ew6Rn2J1— WOOD TV8 (@WOODTV) October 9, 2016
Victims of the shooting arrived at a local hospital around 3:30 am, according to WZZM13.