Update: The victim from this incident has been identified as Battle Creek resident, Thomas Paul Anders, (21 yrs). This incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 269-337-8994 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.
Update: The person of interest in the photo has been identified. He is currently in custody on unrelated charges.
On July 22, 2017, at approximately 02:15 A.M., Kalamazoo Public Safety responded to the 800 block of Oakland Dr. regarding a shooting. Upon arrival officers found a 21 year old male in the street with a gunshot wound to his torso. The victim was transported to Bronson Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
Witnesses at the scene reported that the suspect shot the victim during an altercation and then fled on foot. The circumstances surrounding the shooting are still under investigation. No arrests have been made.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 269-337-8994 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.
Authority: Lt. Lance Handlogten
Date: July 22, 2017
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy. Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Shannon Bagley, Criminal Investigation Division, 337-8139