Kalamazoo, MI: On Saturday, February 29, 2020, at approximately 9:00 p.m., Kalamazoo Public Safety Officers were made aware of a gunshot victim that had just arrived at Bronson Hospital by private vehicle. The victim stated he had been shot in the 1400-block of Portage St. Several officers responded to that area to locate the scene of the crime, to identify potential witnesses and to recover any evidence. The victim, a 19-year-old male Kalamazoo resident, was treated and released for non-life-threatening injuries.
During the investigation, limited suspect information was provided. After the shooting, the unidentified suspect was observed fleeing the scene in a white mid-size SUV. The vehicle was last observed north on Portage Rd.
Anyone who may have information regarding this investigation is asked to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at 269-488-8911 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
By authority of: Sergeant Ryan Preston