Kalamazoo, MI: On Friday, 23, 2020, at approximately 1:00 a.m., Kalamazoo Public Safety Officers responded to the 1000-block of Hays Park Ave. in reference to a subject that had been shot. When officers arrived, a 44-year-old victim was located with a non-life-threatening grazing gunshot wound to her side. The suspect fled prior to police arrival.
The victim provided suspect information to include a vehicle description. This information was relayed to neighboring jurisdictions. Portage Public Safety located the vehicle moments later and detained the driver and occupants. The vehicle passenger was determined to be the suspect and when the vehicle was searched a firearm was recovered.
The suspect a 42-year-old, Kalamazoo resident, was arrested for felonious assault, carrying a concealed weapon, felony firearm and outstanding warrants.
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
Date: May 23, 2020
Address: 150 East Crosstown Parkway, Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Craig Habel, Criminal Investigation Division, 269-337-8139