Battle Creek man shot in chest, listed as critical

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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — A 48-year-old man is in critical condition after he was shot in the chest Saturday night.

Police say it happened in the 200 block of Cherry St. around 10:45 p.m. Investigators at that scene said the victim was outside when several shots were heard, one of those hit the man.

Officers did find a “person of interest” a few blocks away. As of late Saturday night, that 26-year-old was being questioned.

Police said they recovered a firearm.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or Silent Observer.

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