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Kalamazoo Public Safety arrests suspect in Friday's homicide


KALAMAZOO (WKZO) -- A 21-year-old Kalamazoo man is in custody after Public Safety says he gunned down and killed another man in the 14-hundred block of Race Street during the dinner hour Friday evening.

Witnesses say two shots rang out at about 6:45 and they saw the gunman jump into a car and flee the scene.

Officers responding to reports of shots fired, found the 43-year-old victim suffering from a single gunshot wound. He was to Bronson Methodist Hospital where he later died.

The suspect was identified and tracked down by officers who took him into custody, and checked him into the County Jail to await arraignment.