Standoff Ends At Kalamazoo Township Gas Station

Posted at 7:35 PM, Jun 20, 2014
and last updated 2014-06-20 19:35:10-04

KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Multiple cars from a number of police agencies were on the scene at a Kalamazoo Township gas station during a standoff that lasted several hours Friday evening.

The area surrounding the BP station at 5118 W. D Ave., located just east of U.S. 131 North, was taped off by law enforcement and SWAT teams were called to the scene. The two-hour standoff ended when the man shot himself to death.

Officers at the scene include those from the Michigan State Police, Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office and Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety. They began clearing the scene at about 7:30 p.m. Friday.