1 dead, 2 hurt in Battle Creek shooting; no arrests

Kalamazoo and Battle Creek
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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (WOOD) — Police are investigating after three people were shot, one of them fatally, in Battle Creek Sunday morning. 

Authorities heard multiple gunshots just before 3:30 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of South Kendall Street and West Dickman Road. While searching the area, officers found a car in the intersection marked with bullet holes. 

In the driver’s seat was Wendell C. Daniels, a 23-year-old Battle Creek man. He had been shot and was unresponsive.

Authorities then spotted another man who had also been shot running away from the car. Two more men, one of whom had been shot, were found nearby on South Kendall Street.

Daniels and the two injured men were taken to Bronson Battle Creek Hospital, where Daniels later died as a result of his injuries.

The two other men’s injuries are not considered life-threatening and they are expected to recover. The fourth man was not injured.

Police say all four were in the car when the shooting happened. They were looking for witnesses to help deternmine a motive. No arrests had been made as of Sunday afternoon.

Anyone with information on this is asked to call Battle Creek Police at 269.781.0911 or Silent Observer at 269.964.3888.

This is the second homicide in Battle Creek this year.

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