4-year-old boy injured in Kalamazoo shooting has died

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The 4-year-old boy shot in a suspected murder-suicide incident on Thursday morning in Kalamazoo has passed away from his injuries.

Police report that Nicholas Jeffrey Mitchell died Thursday night after being rushed to Bronson Methodist Hospital.

Officers responded to a home in the 100 block of East Emerson Street just before 7 a.m. Thursday to find three victims with gunshot wounds.  Two people were pronounced dead at the scene.

According to police, the incident stemmed from a fight between Nicholas Allen Mitchell, 40, and Julina Gale Gibson, 30.

Mitchell allegedly shot his son Nicholas Jeffrey Mitchell and Gibson, the boy’s mother, before turning the gun on himself.

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