Kalamazoo, MI: On Saturday December 31, 2016 at 11:18 a.m. Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety officers responded to the 1900 block of South Westnedge Avenue in the City of Kalamazoo. A man walking in the area called 911 reporting a white male was shot in the parking lot of a nearby hotel and walked from the area. Public Safety Officer Larison Stuglik located the 48 year old Vicksburg man a short distance from the scene and learned he was shot in the foot suffering only a minor injury. LIFE EMS paramedics treated and released the victim.
Investigators collected evidence at the scene corroborating victim and witness statements. Witnesses described the suspect in this case as a black female in her 40s with a thin build accompanied by a black female in her 20s with a large afro. No further description was given to police and the suspect has not been identified. Police do not believe this incident was a random shooting posing a risk to the public.
Anyone who may have information regarding this investigation is asked to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent Observer at 343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
By authority of: Sgt. Jason Hendrick
Date: December 31, 2016
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Parkway, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Victor Ledbetter, Criminal Investigations Division, 337-8139