Records: Judge denied PPO against man who allegedly assaulted ex-girlfriend

Posted at 12:46 PM, Sep 16, 2014

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — FOX 17 is digging into the background of Adam David Shigwadja.

The 18-year-old is wanted for felonious assault. Kalamazoo Public Safety said he broke into an ex-girlfriend’s home, assaulted her, and set a fire in her bedroom this morning. This occurred on the 300 block of Prospect.

Court records show that a judge denied a personal protection order (PPO) request in Feb. 2013. A female made the request. It’s not clear yet if this is the same female victim in the Prospect incident.

In the document, Judge Alexander Lipsey indicated that Shigwadja “has not committed two or more acts of willful, unconsented contact.”

Judge Lipsey also indicated that “the petition lacks sufficient basis to clearly indicate immediate or irreparable injury, loss, or damage.”

Police said the victim in the Prospect assault is in critical condition.

Stay with FOX 17 for updates on this incident on FOX 17 News at 5 and 6.