Kalamazoo, MI: On Wednesday, February 07, 2018 at approximately 3:15PM, Officers respond to reports of people shooting at each other near the intersection of Ada St. and Woodbury St. Upon arrival, all parties were gone. An investigation revealed minimal information; however an officer remained in the area and observed from afar. At approximately 4:00PM, this officer observed an arm of a person extend with a gun in hand from a white colored van traveling on Ada St. There were multiple shots fired.
A traffic stop was attempted and the vehicle fled. A pursuit ensued that ended in the dead in of Poplar Place on the south end of Kalamazoo. One person ran from the vehicle and attempted to ditch a handgun in a nearby trash dumpster. Another person ran from the vehicle that maintained possession of another handgun. A third person remained in the vehicle.
The suspects, a 30 year old male, 25 year old male and 19 year old female are all Kalamazoo residents. They were all taken into custody. No assault victims were located. The suspects in this incident are charged with multiple weapons and driving offenses. All suspects were lodged at the Kalamazoo County Jail.
Anyone who may have information regarding this investigation is asked to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent Observer at 343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
By authority of: Lt. David Thomas
Date: February 7, 2018
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Parkway, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Shannon Bagley, Criminal Investigations Division, 337-8139