- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 3, 2017

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - The Latest on an officer-involved shooting in Grand Rapids (all times local):

6:45 p.m.

Grand Rapids police say an 18-year-old probation violator has been shot and killed in an exchange of gunfire with officers.

Sgt. Terry Dixon says the man died at a hospital following the shooting about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday on the city’s southeast side.

Dixon says the man refused to comply with officers’ commands, produced a handgun and fired at the officers. He says officers returned fire until the suspect was unable to continue shooting.

The man’s name has not been released.

Dixon says the officers involved have been placed on administrative leave and that Michigan State police have taken over the investigation.

It’s the second shooting of a suspect by Grand Rapids police this year. Prosecutors on Tuesday said an officer was justified in the March shooting of a stabbing suspect.

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4:15 p.m.

Grand Rapids police say an officer-involved shooting has left an 18-year-old man with life-threatening injuries.

Sgt. Terry Dixon says that when officers approached the man Wednesday afternoon, he opened fire on them with a handgun, and they returned fire.

Dixon says the man was taken to a hospital. He wasn’t immediately identified.

He says a bullet entered a house near the shooting scene, but no officers or bystanders were injured.

He says Michigan State Police are investigating the shooting.

It’s the second shooting of a suspect by Grand Rapids police this year. Prosecutors on Tuesday said an officer was justified in the March shooting of a stabbing suspect who pulled another officer down a set of stairs and was on top of that officer when he was shot three times.

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1:49 pm.

Grand Rapids police say a suspect has been injured in an officer-involved shooting on the city’s southeast side.

Sgt. Terry Dixon says no officers have been hurt in the shooting early Wednesday afternoon.

Police are asking people to stay away from the shooting scene.

It’s the second officer-involved shooting this year in Grand Rapids. Prosecutors on Tuesday said an officer was justified in the March shooting of a stabbing suspect who had pulled another officer down a set of stairs and was on top of that officer when he was shot three times.

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This story has been corrected to show the first name of Sgt. Dixon is Terry, not Terri.


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