Kalamazoo, MI: On May 8th 2020 officers were in the 1200 block of Oak St. when they heard numerous gun shots to the north east. A nearby officer observed a lone subject running from the area and attempted to stop them. The subject fled on foot from officers into the 400 block of Ranney St. A police K9 was brought to the scene and the subject located a short distance away hiding under a porch. Officers located a stolen handgun, a quantity of crack cocaine, and various prescription medications. A 23 year old Kalamazoo resident was arrested on multiple firearms and drug related charges. They were lodged at the Kalamazoo County Sheriffs Department.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Kalamazoo Public Safety at (269)337-8120 or Silent Observer at (269)343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
By authority of: Sgt. Keaton Nielsen
Date: May 9th 2020
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy., Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Habel, Criminal Investigations Division, 337-8139