Police investigate 3 shooting incidents in Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo and Battle Creek
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Kalamazoo, Mich. (WOOD) — The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety is looking into three shooting incidents that happened Saturday evening and early Sunday morning.

The first shooting happened around 9:20 p.m. in the area of East Main Street and Edwin Avenue. Police say they were responding to reports of a person being shot when they found a 30-year-old Kalamazoo resident with a gunshot wound. The victim was taken to a local hospital.

According to authorities, the victim is listed in stable condition.

The second shooting happened while officers were investigating the first shooting. According to police, a crowd of nearly 400 people was gathered on Mabel Street near North Westnedge Avenue.

While addressing the crowd, officers got a call about a woman who may have been shot in the area of Westnedge and Norway avenues around 11:57 p.m. Officers checked the area and did not find any shooting victims, but they did find a scene in the area of Westnedge Avenue and Elizabeth Street.

While officers were processing the scene and collecting evidence, two 19-year-old girls showed up at a local hospital with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. One was treated and released, and the other is in stable condition.

While police were investigating the second shooting, a fourth victim called 911 about being shot on VanZee Street near Reed Avenue around 12:49 a.m.

The caller, a 21-year-old Kalamazoo man, said he was walking down the street when he heard a gunshot and was hit in the arm. He was taken to a local hospital where he was treated and released.

There is no suspect information for any of the three shooting incidents.

Anyone having information regarding this incident is asked to contact the KDPS at 269.337.8139 or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100.

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