On Tuesday August 4th at approximately 5:41pm, Officers from the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety responded to the 3000 Blk of S. Burdick St. on reports of shots fired. Responding officers found a tenant hiding in their apartment trying to avoid the gunfire, fortunately no one was stuck by the gunfire. The evidence located on scene and through video surveillance depicts a deliberate act by a single male, who intentionally shoots into an apartment complex building.
The KDPS Crime lab responded and processed the scene. 19 casings were recovered. The casings were from two different firearms with one of them being from an assault rifle. The crime lab investigation revealed that 9 bullets had entered 4 different apartments within the building. These rounds travelled through bedrooms, bathrooms, and one bullet was found lodged in a refrigerator.
At this time no suspect has been identified. The shooter was described as a male wearing a white t-shirt. The shooter left in a gold colored impala with a spoiler. Photographs of the vehicle as it left the scene have been attached to this report.
Anyone having information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 337-8139 or Silent Observer at 343-2100.
By authority of:
Executive Lieutenant Scott VanderEnde
Date: August 7th, 2020
Address: 150 East Crosstown Parkway, Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Craig Habel, Criminal Investigations Division, 269-337-8139