Man dead after being shot in Battle Creek

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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — A 27-year-old man was shot dead in Battle Creek early Sunday morning.

Battle Creek Police responded to a shooting near Hanover and Walters Ave. a little before 3 AM. There, they found the man with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Police say that the victim was apparently standing on the sidewalk when a passing vehicle fired shots.

The vehicle fled the scene soon after the shooting.

The man was taken to Bronson Battle Creek where he was pronounced dead.

This incident is being investigated by the Battle Creek Detective Bureau. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Reinstein at (269) 966-3350 or Silent Observer at (269) 964-3888.

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