Stabbing victim shows up at restaurant; suspect arrested

Kalamazoo and Battle Creek
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COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A suspect has been charged with attempted murder after a person showed up at a Kalamazoo County restaurant with stab wounds Tuesday night.

The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office said that shortly before 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, the victim went into a restaurant in the 5700 block of Gull Road in Comstock Township, northeast of Kalamazoo.

The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to a sheriff’s office news release. The 58-year-old from Kalamazoo remained in the hospital in stable condition Thursday.

Investigators determined the stabbing happened in the 5800 block of Gull Road. A perimeter was setup in the area to search for the suspect. A shortly time later, the suspect was arrested.

Later identified by authorities as 43-year-old Chad Michael Vandusen of Kalamazoo, he was ultimately charged with assault with intent to commit murder, assault with a dangerous weapon, and resisting and obstructing a police officer.

He’s being held in the Kalamazoo County Jail.

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