Police: Woman shot, suspect dead in Kalamazoo Township

Kalamazoo County

KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A woman is in critical condition after being shot during a domestic dispute.

Kalamazoo Township police said it happened late Thursday evening at The Cloisters Condominiums off West Main Street in Kalamazoo Township.

Police said officers were called to the scene on a report of a shooting. When they arrived, they helped residents evacuate the area.

Investigators say the woman was shot by a man who then turned the gun on himself.

Police say the shooter, 54-year-old Eric Minies of Kalamazoo, died from his injuries.

The woman, 52-year-old Marta Melero-Gomez of Kalamazoo,, was taken to a local hospital where she is in critical condition.

Police say there were also two children in the home at the time of the shooting. They weren’t injured and are now staying with relatives.

The incident is under investigation. Anyone with information in this case is encouraged to contact Silent Observer at 269.343.2100 or Kalamazoo Township police at 269.488.8911.

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