Date: October 29, 2012
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy., Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Victor Ledbetter 337-8139
Suspect in Shooting Arrested
Kalamazoo, MI: On October 29, 2012, at about 8:38 pm, a Kalamazoo Public Safety Officer was flagged down in the 500 block of Mabel Street by friends of a shooting victim. The victim, a 17 year old Kalamazoo resident, was suffering from two non-life threatening gunshot wounds. The victim reported that the incident had occurred about half an hour earlier in the 1200 block of N. Church Street. The victim was transported to Bronson Hospital by Life Ambulance for medical treatment.
During the investigation, an 18 year old Kalamazoo resident was identified as the suspect. Less than two hours later, Public Safety Officers arrested the suspect without incident and lodged him at the Kalamazoo County Jail. The weapon was not recovered.
Anyone with further information on this investigation is asked to contact Kalamazoo Public Safety at 337-8994, Silent Observer at 343-2100, or use the web at www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
Sgt. Rafael Diaz