Juveniles shoot homeless man in face with pellet gun after attempted robbery

Posted at 6:00 AM, Sep 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-01 06:01:00-04

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Police in Kalamazoo are on the lookout for a group of juvenile suspects who attempted to rob a homeless man, and then shot him in the face with a pellet gun early Thursday morning.

It happened at around 3:30 a.m. in the area of Dutton and Burdick.  Police say the man was sleeping in that region, when the group of suspects tried to rob him.  That’s when he was shot multiple times with the pellet gun.

The suspects then ran off. Nobody is in custody at this time. The victim was treated and released.