Shots fired, one person injured Kalamazoo, MI: On May 18, 2019 at approx.12:50 pm, Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety officers were dispatched to the area of Lake St and Mills St for a report of shots fired. Officers checked the area, but did not locate any suspects or victims. Within a couple minutes, a male, transported in a private vehicle, arrived at Bronson ER with an apparent gunshot wound. The victim told investigating officers the location of the shooting, a business in the area. Officers checked that area and located evidence of the shooting. After speaking with witnesses and reviewing security camera footage, officers were also able to get a physical description of the suspect. He is described as a black male, about 30 years of age, with long braids or dread locks. He was wearing tan work boots, blue jeans, and a jean jacket with several colorful patches sewn on. The victim, a 57 year old Kalamazoo man, is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety Criminal Investigations Division at 337-8139 or Silent Observer at 343-2100
By authority of:
Sgt. Robert Holdwick
Date: May 18, 2019
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy., Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: KDPS Criminal Investigations Division 269-337-8139