KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — A man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of another man in Kalamazoo Saturday.
Laquay Woodford-Paige, 36, was arraigned Thursday with open murder and other charges, according to the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety. He had previously been charged Monday with discharging a firearm into a dwelling causing death.
The shooting happened around 11:40 a.m. Saturday on Woodbury Avenue near Ada Street in Kalamazoo. Investigators said Woodford-Paige fired 20 shots from two guns, holding one in each hand.
Kemberlyn Trotman, 35, was shot in the head. He was rushed to the hospital, where he died.
Woodford-Paige was later taken into custody. In court, officials said he turned himself in and online records show he was booked into the jail on Saturday evening.
He was denied bond Thursday. If convicted, he faces up to life in prison.
Police said the death marks Kalamazoo’s 20th homicide of the year.
Detectives are still investigating and ask anyone with information to call the KDPS Criminal Investigation Division at 269.337.8139, Silent Observer at 269.343.2100 or the P3Tips app.
*Correction: A previous version of this article misspelled Woodford-Paige’s last name. We regret the error, which has been corrected.