The man reported being shot during an attempted robbery in the 300 block of Stratford Way in Holland.
He told police he was sitting in his car with a 20-year-old man near an apartment complex when they were approached by another man. The man demanded items from the victim and fired one round from a handgun, striking him in the chest.
The victim described the shooter as a black man between 18 and 22 years old, between 5-9 and 5-11 tall, with a medium build and dreadlocked hair. He was last seen wearing a baseball hat, black jacket and black Adidas pants.
The victim was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Holland Department of Public Safety at 616-355-1100, or email investigators at firstname.lastname@example.org.