One injured after shots were fired in Kzoo

Kalamazoo and Battle Creek
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities say one person is injured after shots were fired in Kalamazoo.

Officers were called around 12:50 p.m. Saturday to the area of Lake and Mills Streets after someone reported shots were fired.

At first, officers say they couldn’t find any suspects or victims in the area.

But a couple of minutes later, a 57-year-old man was taken to a nearby hospital with a gunshot wound, according to the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety.

Police say his injuries are non-life threatening.

Authorities say the man told them the shooting happened at a business in the area.

Officers were able to get a physical description of the suspect based on witnesses and security footage.

Officials described the suspect as a black man, who is about 30 years old. He was wearing work boots, blue jeans and a jean jacket with several colorful patches sewn on, according to a news release.

Additional information about the incident was not immediately available.

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

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