INCIDENT COMPLAINT: 23-001610
INCIDENT TYPE: Felony assault
DATE OCCURRED: Tuesday May 16, 2023 TIME: 8:30 A.M.
LOCATION OCCURRED: 1521 Gull Rd., Township of Kalamazoo
The Township of Kalamazoo Police Department responded to a report of a man with a knife at Borgess Hospital. While on scene Officers observed a suspect holding a knife and threatening Borgess Security personnel outside in the ambulance bay.
The investigation revealed the suspect, a 32 year old Kalamazoo resident, had come to the hospital upset about a prior visit.
Responding Officers were able to get the suspect to surrender, without incident, after approximately an hour of negotiations. The suspect was lodged at the Kalamazoo County Jail. No one was injured in the incident.
The case will be reviewed by the Kalamazoo County Prosecuting Attorney.
Anyone with information is asked to call silent observer @ 269-343-2100 or the Township of Kalamazoo Police Department @ 269-488-8911.
ASSISTING AGENCIES: Kalamazoo County Metro SWAT, Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety, Michigan State Police and Life Ambulance.
FOR NEWS RELEASE BEGINNING: DATE: 05-16-23 TIME: 10:45 A.M.
AUTHOR: Lt. Scott Jackson
SUPERVISOR APPROVING NEWS RELEASE: Lieutenant Scott Jackson