KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) - A Kalamazoo man sustained two non-life-threatening gunshot wounds when two people tried to rob him Thursday evening.
It happened around 7 p.m. in the 3300 block of Konkle Street near East Cork Street, according to the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety.
Witnesses said a 26-year-old Kalamazoo resident was walking up to a residence when two men approached him. They fired a gunshot and tackled him.
They demanded money, but the victim said he wouldn't give them any.
The suspected then punched and kicked the man lying on the ground. They fired several more shots.
An acquaintance of the victim stopped the assault when he drove his car toward the suspects in an attempt to run them over.
But they took off, driving away in an white sedan.
The victim sustained gunshot wounds to his left arm and right hand. His injuries are not considered life-threatening.
Authorities were able to provide only vague descriptions of the suspects.
Anyone with information is asked to call KDPS at 269.337.8994 or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100.
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