1 hurt in Kalamazoo shooting

Kalamazoo and Battle Creek
A photo of a shooting on Blakeslee Street in Kalamazoo. (Oct. 25, 2019)

A photo of a shooting on Blakeslee Street in Kalamazoo. (Oct. 25, 2019)

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — One person received minor injuries after being shot in a Kalamazoo home.

Officers say they learned about the shooting around noon Friday when dispatchers learned the victim was on the way to the hospital with a gunshot wound.

The shooting happened at a house in the 1200 block of Blakeslee Street near Douglas Avenue.

Officers say the suspect knows the victim, and this was not a random shooting.

There is no threat to the public, police say.

As of Friday, the suspect has not been located. The suspect is described as a white man in his late 20s, 6 foot and 180 pounds. It is believed that the suspect ran vbeforeofficers arrived, police say.

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

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