Kalamazoo, MI: On 01-25-17 at approximately 3:00 pm officers responded to the 300 Block of Phelps in reference to a subject that had been shot. On arrival, officers found a female victim that had been shot in the leg. She was transported to Bronson Hospital and her injuries were determined to be non- life threatening.
The female victim told officers that during horseplay she had been accidentally shot in the leg by a male acquaintance, who was in possession of a handgun. The handgun was located at the scene and found to have been reported stolen out of Grand Rapids.
The male subject was arrested for Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Possession of a Stolen Handgun. He was lodged at the Kalamazoo County Jail.
Public Safety is requesting anyone with information about this crime to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 337-8994, the Criminal Investigation Division at 337-8139, or Silent Observer at 343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
Authority of Lt. Michael Kelley
Date: January 25th, 2017
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy. Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Capt. Victor Ledbetter, Criminal Investigation Division, (269) 337-8139