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Officers Seek 21-Year-Old Kalamazoo Shooting Suspect

Posted at 3:19 PM, Jul 09, 2013
and last updated 2013-07-09 15:21:27-04

Okoli StaggersKALAMAZOO, Mich. — Public safety officers in Kalamazoo are seeking 21-year-old Okoli Dion Staggers in connection with a July 4 shooting.

The incident happened in the 1000 block of Hays Park Street at about 9:13 p.m., and put a 52-year-old Kalamazoo man in the hospital with gunshot wounds. An eight-count warrant has been issued for Staggers, and charges include assault with the intent to murder and seven counts of weapons violations.

Staggers is 5 foot 4 inches tall and weighs 130 lbs., and may have a shaved head.  He is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on his location is asked to contact Kalamazoo Public Safety at 616-337-8994 or Silent Observer at 616-343-2100,