Date: Sunday, January 15, 2023
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy. Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Craig Habel, Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety 337-8139
On Sunday, January 15, 2023, at approximately 3:15 p.m., officers with the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety responded to the report of gunfire in the 2600 block of Heatherdowns Lane.
Officers arrived in the area and began canvasing for more information. Officers located multiple residences in this area that appeared to have been struck by gunfire. One of the residence’s natural gas supply line was struck by a bullet causing a significant gas leak.
While officers managed and secured the crime scene additional resources were called to address the natural gas leak and evacuation of nearby residents. Consumer’s Energy was contacted to respond and mitigate the gas leak.
Fortunately, no injuries were reported as a result of this incident.
Anyone having any information regarding this incident or any other incident involving gun violence is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 488-8911 or Silent Observer at 343-2100 / kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
Lieutenant Charles Treppa