UPDATE: On 1/26/17 a 32 year old Van Buren County resident contacted the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety and advised that he was the individual who had discharged the firearm. The suspect is cooperating with investigators and the firearm has been recovered. The case will be forwarded to the Kalamazoo County Prosecutors office for review.
By Authority of : Sgt. Scott VanderEnde
Kalamazoo, MI: On January 13, 2017 at approximately 1:30pm KDPS responded to 4608 Stadium Dr, Jimmy Johns, reference a reckless discharge of a firearm. It was reported that a white male discharged a firearm in the restroom. He left without identifying himself.
The suspect is a white male around 40 years old. He was wearing jeans, black shoes, a black shirt, and purple, black, and white coat. He was wearing a camouflage winter hat and glasses. He came out of the bathroom with a shaved head and has a beard. He is about 300 pounds and walks with a cane. The suspect was captured on surveillance footage.
Anyone who knows the identity of the suspect or may have information regarding this investigation is requested to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at 337-8994, Silent Observer at 343-2100 or visit www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
By authority of: Sgt. Nathan Garnaat
Date: January 26, 2017
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Parkway, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Vernon Coakley, Operations Division, 337-8142