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Suspect in custody after woman dies of gunshot wound

Kalamazoo Public Safety
Posted at 8:10 PM, Mar 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-27 20:10:54-04

KALAMAZOO, Mich — A Kalamazoo woman died after being shot inside a car Friday night. The 46-year-old was in a vehicle in the 1000 block of Jackson street when she was allegedly shot by the 24-year-old suspect.

Kalamazoo Public Safety Officers are still investigating what led up to the shooting, but say the two knew each other. Officers tell FOX 17 the gun was "negligently discharged inside of an automobile" and the suspect is in custody at Kalamazoo Count Jail.

The woman was taken to the hospital but died of her injuries.