Man in custody after shooting in Battle Creek

Posted at 5:06 AM, Mar 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-05 05:06:58-05

BATTLE CREEK, Mich.— A suspect was arrested after a shooting on Saturday morning.

Battle Creek Police responded around 2:15 to reports of a suspicious male wandering the 3700 block of West Michigan Avenue.

Police said before they arrived on the scene, witnesses told them about a single gun shot being fired.  Officers found the suspect in the back yard of a house in the area.

Later officers discovered that the male suspect had shot a different man in the back.

The victim was taken to a local hospital for minor injuries, and released later that morning.

The shooting remains under investigation.