Teens pistol whip man in attempted robbery, victim stabs 15-year-old suspect

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A man who claims to be the victim of an attempted robbery, told police that teenage suspects pistol-whipped him before he was able to stab one of the teenagers.

The incident happened on Tuesday at around 7:45 p.m. on Lay Boulevard in Kalamazoo.  The victim, a 26-year-old man, told officers that several suspects attacked him and attempted to rob him.  He reported that he stabbed one of them.

A short time later, a 15-year-old male suspect arrived at the hospital with stab wounds that are said to be life-threatening.  Police would later arrest two more juvenile male suspects:  a 13-year-old and 15-year-old.

The victim was treated and released from the hospital.  The incident remains under investigation.

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