Kalamazoo, MI: On December 22nd, 2019 at 4:04 pm KDPS Officers responded to the 1000 block of Princeton in reference to a shooting.
Upon arrival officers determined that a known suspect had shot several times into a residence striking a male victim. Witnesses were also able to provide a description of the suspect as well as his last known direction of travel. Officers located the armed suspect a short distance away and gave chase on foot. After a short foot chase the suspect was taken into custody. Officers were also able to seize the stolen handgun used in the shooting.
The victim, a 19 year old male Kalamazoo resident, was transported to the hospital by a private citizen. He is currently in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries.
The suspect, a 17 year old male Kalamazoo resident, was arrested and lodged at Kalamazoo County Jail on related assault and weapons offenses.
Public Safety is requesting anyone with information about this crime to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 488-8911, the Criminal Investigation Division at 337-8139, or Silent Observer at 343-2100.
Authority of Sergeant Gerald Bentley