Officers recover stolen gun after shots fired at Kalamazoo apartment complex

Courtesy: FOX 17 Photojournalist Michael Martin

Courtesy: FOX 17 Photojournalist Michael Martin

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Around 12:15 a.m. Saturday officers responded to reports of at least six shots fired in the Hilltop apartments near the 3000 block of Burdick St., according to a release sent out by police.

A foot chase ensued after officers arrived on scene and attempted to speak with a group of individuals in the apartment parking lot when one of the individuals fled on foot, dropping a loaded 9mm handgun.

Officers were able to arrest the suspect, a 20 year old Kalamazoo resident, after a foot chase that lasted several minutes. The suspect is being held in jail on charges of carrying a concealed weapon, resisting arrest, possession of a stolen firearm, felony firearm, possession of marijuana, and an outstanding warrant.

No injuries were reported by police.

Anyone with information on the incident to assist in the investigation is asked to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent observer at 343-2100.

 

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