2 arrested after guns pulled during fight at birthday party

Kalamazoo and Battle Creek
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP/WOOD) — Kalamazoo police say two men were arrested after guns were pulled during a fight at a birthday party that included children.

No shots were fired during the fight, which happened around 6 p.m. Sunday at a home in the 700 block of N. Pitcher Street. A woman at the party had what officers described as minor injuries.

Police found a large group of people at the party and witnesses told them at least two people with guns had fled. Police arrested two 31-year-old Kalamazoo men and recovered at least three guns.

Officers are withholding the suspects’ names. They remain in the Kalamazoo County Jail on weapons-related charges.

Witnesses told police that several others had handguns. Police are asking anyone with information or cellphone video of what happened to contact them at 269.337.8994 or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100.

24 Hour News 8 web staff contributed to this story. 

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