Man Shoots From Crowd Near Western Michigan Campus

By: News 10
By: News 10

Authorities say they arrested a 19-year-old man who fired shots into the air in a crowd of about 200 people just off the Western Michigan University campus.

Police say no one was hurt in the incident that happened about 1:30 a.m. Sunday.

Kalamazoo public safety Lt. David Boysen says officers were addressing the crowd when the man pulled out a handgun and fired three shots.

Boysen says the crowd scattered, and two officers chased and caught the suspect.

He says the suspect threw a .38 caliber revolver under a car. He says the weapon was stolen from its owner in Parchment.

Boysen says the Kalamazoo man is jailed on charges of reckless discharge of a firearm, being a felon in possession of a firearm, obstructing police and possession of stolen property.


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  • by Common Location: Lansing on Sep 3, 2012 at 07:13 AM
    They were part of a neighborhood beautification group, cleaning up trash and doing landscaping.
  • by Concerned Parent Location: Jackson on Sep 3, 2012 at 03:47 AM
    Where was this crowd and what were they doing at 1:30 in the morning? Was this college kids partying?
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