DATE REPORTED: November 4, 2023
LOCATION OCCURRED: 1900 block of Colgrove Avenue, Kalamazoo Township
INCIDENT SUMMARY: The Township of Kalamazoo Police Department responded to a 911 call of shots fired inside of an apartment building. Officers arrived and located a 22-year-old male with a gunshot wound. Life saving measures were performed on scene prior to being transported to the hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. While investigating, officers learned of a 48-year-old female who arrived at the hospital with a gunshot wound and is being treated for her non-life-threatening injuries.
The investigation reveals this was an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public. This case remains under investigation. Anyone with information should contact the Township of Kalamazoo Police Department at 269-488-8911 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.
VICTIM: The 48-year-old woman who was injured, was treated and released from a local hospital.
SUSPECT: The investigation determined the 22-year-old man from Kalamazoo was the person responsible for the shooting at the scene, and also took his own life prior to police arrival.
AGENCIES ASSISTING: Kalamazoo Township Fire Department, Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety, Portage Department of Public Safety and Life EMS.
FOR NEWS RELEASE BEGINNING: DATE: 11/07/23 TIME: 1030
AUTHOR: Detective Sergeant Georgeann Ergang
SUPERVISOR APPROVING NEWS RELEASE: Lieutenant Scott Jackson