Police seeking tips in Battle Creek shooting

Kalamazoo and Battle Creek
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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (WOOD) — Police are seeking tips in identifying the suspect of a shooting in Battle Creek Thursday.

It happened at 5:14 p.m. Thursday in the area of Walter Avenue and Buckeye Street in Battle Creek.

When police arrived on scene, the 28-year-old male victim had already been taken to an area hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound to the leg. His injury wasn’t considered to be life-threatening.

Police said numerous people were present when the shooting happened, but most had left the scene when officers arrived and those who stayed refused to speak with police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Battle Creek police at 269.781.0911 or Silent Observer at 269.964.3888.

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