Date: June 21, 2012
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy., Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Julie Parsons, Criminal Investigation Division, (269) 337-8139
TWO SUBJECTS STABBED DURING FIGHT, SHOTS FIRED
Kalamazoo, MI: On Thursday, June 21, 2012 at approximately 1720 hours, Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety officers responded to a report a subject that had been stabbed in the 1500 block of Reed Street. Officers arrived on scene and found a 24-year-old Kalamazoo resident with a stab wound to the face. A second victim, a 21-year-old Kalamazoo resident also reported that he had been cut by the suspects. Both individuals were transported to Bronson Hospital where they were treated and released.
While investigating the incident, officers learned that one of the suspects had brandished a shotgun, pointing it at the victims. One of the victims attempted to push the shotgun away and the gun discharged into the ceiling of the residence. Two Kalamazoo residents, age 48 and 50 have been arrested. One suspect has been charged with Assault with Intent to Murder while the other suspect has been charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon. Both suspects were lodged at the Kalamazoo County Jail.
By authority of: Lt. Jeff VanderWiere