Police arrest man near Kzoo shooting that injured 1

Kalamazoo and Battle Creek

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — Police say they arrested a man who may have been involved in a shooting that injured another man in Kalamazoo’s Northside neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

It happened around 3:45 p.m. on North Church Street near Prouty Street, north of Paterson Street. The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety were seen surrounding a home there and some went inside.

A 22-year-old Kalamazoo man sustained injuries that are not considered life-threatening. He was taken to a local hospital.

Shortly after the shooting, officers found a man holding a handgun running from the area. They arrested the 24-year-old Kalamazoo man for carrying a concealed weapon and for outstanding warrants. They were looking into whether he was involved in the shooting.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting are not yet known, but police said they questioned several witnesses and found evidence.

The names of the person arrested and victim have not yet been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call KDPS at 269.337.8994 or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100.

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