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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM) -- A man suffered a life-threatening gunshot wound to the chest at the Marathon gas station on Franklin Street SW, located just west of U.S. 131.

Police at the scene said the man, aged in his late teens to early 20s, was in some sort of altercation with another individual on the sidewalk. The other person then shot the victim.

The shooting happened just after 2 p.m. Saturday.

A nurse was driving nearby the gas station when she noticed what had just happened and tended to the man, police said. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male, about 40-50 years old. He has a husky build with grey hair and was last seen wearing a baseball hat, blue flannel shirt and jeans. He was seen driving a white Ford Explorer as he fled west on Franklin Street.

 


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