On 01/17/2020 at approximately 9:00pm, Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety (KDPS) Officers responded to the 1300 Blk of Fox Ridge Dr. regarding a group of individuals causing a disturbance inside an apartment building. Officers arrived on scene to the apartment building and as they entered officers heard 4-5 shots fired and located a crowd in the hallway. KDPS officers were directed to an apartment where they located a 25 year old female Kalamazoo resident with a minor graze wound to her abdomen area. KDPS officers also gained information that the suspect ran into an adjacent apartment. The Kalamazoo Metro SWAT team responded and after the issuance of a search warrant the apartment in question was searched however the suspect was not located. KDPS continues to investigate this incident.
During the initial investigation in the apartment where the victim was located, three firearms were recovered along with methamphetamine.
A 21 year old male and 24 year old male both Kalamazoo residents were arrested from the apartment on outstanding warrants. The victim of the shooting was treated and released on scene.
Public Safety is requesting anyone with information about this crime to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 488-8911, the Criminal Investigation Division at 337-8139, or Silent Observer at 343-2100.
Authority of Lt. Scott VanderEnde