Kalamazoo 17-year-old shot in leg, suspect sought

Posted at 10:26 AM, Oct 09, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-09 10:26:27-04

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A 17-year-old girl was shot in the leg in the parking lot of  Fox Ridge Apartments in Kalamazoo Friday morning. The shooter is still being sought, said the Kalamazoo Public Safety Department.

Officers were called to 1332 Fox Ridge Drive at 5:58 a.m. on reports of shots fired. They found that the teen had been involved in an argument with a man who fired a handgun as she was walking away from him.

The bullet hit her in the leg, and he left in a light colored van.

The teen is at Bronson Hospital and is expected to recover.

Anyone who knows anything is encouraged to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at 269-337-8994 or anonymously contact Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.