Teenager Shot & Killed in Kalamazoo, Investigation Underway

Posted at 11:49 PM, Jul 23, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-24 00:55:45-04

KALAMAZOO, Mich (July 23, 2014) – The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety is working to identify suspects after a teenager was shot and killed in the city late Wednesday evening.

Investigators were called to the 3200 block of Mount Olivet Road at 9:33 p.m. for reports of shots fired, and found that at least two people were shooting at each other in the area.  According to police, everyone who was at the scene left before officers got there, and minutes later, a vehicle carrying the victim, 19, arrived at an area hospital.

The victim, who is from Kalamazoo County, was pronounced dead at the hospital. Police say more details will be released as they come out.

Anyone with information is asked to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent Observer at 343-2100 or