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Grand Rapids officials are now investigating a shooting that took place early Sunday morning [October 9, 2016], leaving one man dead, and at least eight others injured.

According Sergeant Terry Dixon, a total of nine people were shot at a large party taking place in the 1800 block of the city’s 28th Street SE.

Officers responded to the scene at approximately 3:45 a.m. after receiving reports of a party at a Clearance Outlet Store. It was while they were en route that officers were notified of shots fired.

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Upon arrival, a black male, who remains unidentified, in his early 20s was discovered dead with an apparent gunshot wound. All others who were wounded were rushed to a near by hospital.

According to Sergeant Dixon, police are still on the search for a suspect.

They urge anyone with information  to call 616-456-3400 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.