Date: Saturday, December 17, 2022
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy. Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Craig Habel, Criminal Investigation Division, 269-337-8139
On Friday, December 16, 2022, at approximately 4:00 p.m., officers with the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety responded to the 1000 block of Interfaith Boulevard regarding the report of a citizen being struck by gunfire.
Officers arrived in the area and located a victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, a 17-year-old Kalamazoo resident was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment. The victim’s injuries are considered serious and life-threatening.
On Saturday December 17, 2022, in the late afternoon, the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety was notified that the victim in this matter had passed away at a local hospital. The victim is not being identified at this time pending all family notifications.
The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety offers its condolences to any family or friends who have been impacted by this loss. We continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding 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