Date: Friday, November 11, 2022
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy. Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Craig Habel, Criminal Investigation Division, 269-337-8139
On Friday, November 11, 2022, at approximately 3:00 a.m., officers with the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety responded to the report of a subject who was struck by gunfire. The subject arrived at a local hospital in a private vehicle.
Officers began investigating this incident and interviewing witnesses. Officers soon discovered a crime scene near the 2600 block of West Michigan Avenue.
The victim, a 21-year-old Kalamazoo resident died at the hospital as a result of their injuries. The victim is not being identified at this time.
Kalamazoo Public Safety offers its condolences to any family or friends who have been impacted by this tragic event.
Anyone having any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 488-8911 or Silent Observer at 343-2100 / kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
Lieutenant Charles Treppa
Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety Detectives began investigating this shooting immediately and were able to identify the suspect, a Lansing, MI resident. The Lansing Police Department assisted with the investigation, which led to the arrest of the suspect several hours later in Lansing. The suspect was taken into custody without incident and is currently being held at the Ingham County Jail on an unrelated warrant.
This case is expected to be sent to the Kalamazoo County Prosecutors’ Office tomorrow, November 15, for review.
Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety would like to thank the Lansing Police Department for their assistance. Their timely and professional response to our request resulted in the safe capture of the suspect.
KDPS continues to investigate. Anyone having any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 488-8911 or Silent Observer at 343-2100 / kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
Sergeant Daniel Chenier