Kalamazoo, MI: On 10-4-16 at approximately 4:42 pm Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety dispatch received a call reference to a large fight in the 4200 block of Lakesedge Drive. While officers were on their way to the location there was an additional call reporting that shots had been fired.
Upon arrival officers found a large crowd gathered in the area. During the investigation it was discovered that two male subjects had gotten into an altercation with another. Eventually, one of the subjects produced a handgun and fired it at two subjects. Nobody was struck during the shooting. Prior to police arriving, the suspect had left the area. Officers were able to locate the suspect in the 1100 block of Mason Street where he was arrested for assault with intent to commit murder.
The suspect is a 33 year old Kalamazoo man and the victims were 39 and 44 year old Kalamazoo men. The suspect was lodged at the Kalamazoo County Jail awaiting arraignment.
Anyone with information pertaining to this incident, or other criminal activity, is asked to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent Observer at 343-2100, www.KalamazooSilentObserver.com.
By authority of: Lt. Craig Habel
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy., Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Vic Ledbetter, Criminal Investigations Division 337-8139