Victim shot in Kalamazoo, Suspect arrested

Kalamazoo and Battle Creek
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KDPS responded to a victim shot in the leg.

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety is investigating a shooting that wounded a person Friday afternoon.

Officers responded to Washington Avenue and Race Street where they found a victim with a gunshot wound to the leg. The victim was then taken to the nearest hospital and is in stable condition.

Authorities say the suspect was found down the street from Washington Avenue shortly after with the gun used in the incident. The 26-year-old is being held at the Kalamazoo County Jail on felony assault charges.

Kalamazoo Public Safety is asking anyone with information to contact KDPS at 269.488.8911, the Criminal Investigation Division at 269.337.8139, or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100.

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