Date: August 3, 2020
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy. Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Craig Habel, Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety 337-8139
On Monday, August 3, 2020 at approximately 7:00 pm, Officers with the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety responded to the report of gunfire in the 1500 block of Cobb Avenue.
Officers arrived and spoke with area residents who reported hearing numerous shots being fired. Witnesses also reported seeing a victim who appeared to have been struck by gunfire.
Investigating officers canvassed the area, and quickly learned a gunshot victim was driven away from the scene in a vehicle. This vehicle was contacted as it arrived at a local hospital.
The victim a 17-year-old Kalamazoo resident is receiving treatment at this local hospital and is listed in stable condition.
Anyone having any information regarding this incident or any other incident involving recent gun violence is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 337-8139 or Silent Observer at 343-2100 / kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
Lieutenant Charles Treppa