Man Shoots Girlfriend, Drives Her to Hospital

Posted at 11:32 AM, Jan 06, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-06 12:45:33-05

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – A 26-year-old Kalamazoo woman was shot by her boyfriend Saturday evening.

It happened in the 1700 block of North Edwards around 5:52 p.m.  

The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety said officers responded to Bronson Hospital after someone showed up with a gunshot wound.

The victim told police she was got into an argument with her boyfriend, who struck her with a handgun and then shot her in the arm.

Police said he drove the victim to the hospital and then left.

The woman was shot once and suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Police arrested the 23-year-old suspect at a home near Jefferson and Forbes Avenue.

He was arrested for  Assault with Intent to Murder, Felony Firearm, Felony in Possession of a Firearm and Violation of a Criminal Bond.

The suspect is lodged in the Kalamazoo County Jail.