Kalamazoo, MI: On Sunday, July 26th, 2020 at approximately 6:00 am, officers from the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety responded to a report of a shooting in the 400 block of Oak St. Officers arrived and located a male victim that had sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his leg. Officers also located a female that had been the victim of a sexual assault that occurred prior to the shooting by the same suspect.
During the investigation, officers recovered over 15 spent shell casings and evidence from the sexual assault. With the help of evidence collected at the scene and witness statements, offices were able to identify and arrest the suspect a short time later.
The suspect is a 36-year-old Kalamazoo man. The suspect was arrested on several felony charges including Criminal Sexual Assault and Assault with Intent to Murder. The case will be forwarded to the Kalamazoo County Prosecutor’s Office for review.
Both victims received medical treatment.
Anyone having information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent Observer at 343-2100.
By authority of: Lt. Matt Schemenauer