Shots fired leads to car crash in Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo and Battle Creek
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — Police in Kalamazoo were called to a scene after reports that gunfire led to a car accident in Saturday evening.

Police arrived at the 500 block of East Kalamazoo Avenue around 7:40 p.m. and found two off-road vehicles with significant damage. After interviewing witnesses, police say they learned the two cars hit each other after one of them swerved to avoid gunfire from a third car before crashing into the other second car at the scene.

Witnesses say the third vehicle where the gunfire came from was a large black SUV.

One passenger involved in the crash was injured and taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Police described his injuries at the time as non-life-threatening.

A local business was also hit by the gunfire, but no one there was injured.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Operations Division at 269.337.8142 or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100.

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