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1 injured in Kalamazoo shooting

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Posted at 10:18 PM, Aug 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-03 22:18:36-04

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — One minor was injured in a shooting that occurred Monday evening in Kalamazoo but appears to be in stable condition.

Around 7:00 p.m., officers with the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety responded to the report of gunfire in the 1500 block of Cobb Avenue north of Paterson Street.

Witnesses reported seeing a victim who appeared to have been struck by gunfire.

Investigating officers canvassed the area and quickly learned a gunshot victim was driven away from the scene.

The vehicle was contacted as it arrived at a local hospital.

The victim, a 17-year-old Kalamazoo resident, is receiving treatment at the local hospital and is listed in stable condition.

Anyone having any information regarding this incident or any other incident involving recent gun violence is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at (269)337-8139 or Silent Observer at (269)343-2100