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Kalamazoo Co. police searching for man involved in attempted robbery, shot fired

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Posted at 9:35 AM, Jan 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-15 09:35:26-05

OSHTEMO TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Kalamazoo County police are looking for a man who attempted to rob a man in a parking lot and fired a shot Thursday night in Oshtemo Township.

Deputies from the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched about 9:30 a.m. to 5800 Jefferson Commons Circle, a news release said.

The victim told police that the man approached him in the parking lot and demanded money, threatening him with a handgun.

A shot was fired at the victim, but he wasn’t hit or injured.

The shooter and another man fled the scene in a vehicle.

He’s described as a Black man wearing a blue sweatshirt and a blue neck gaiter-style face mask, possibly in his early 20s.

Anyone with information about this incident may contact the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office at 269-383-8748 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.