Woman shot, boyfriend cut during drug deal

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COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) – The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident in which a 27-year-old woman was shot and her 33-year-old boyfriend was slashed with a knife during an attempted drug deal.

Both victims, who are from Kalamazoo, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The couple were driving on E. Michigan Avenue near Packard Street in Comstock Township around 2 a.m. Monday.

The couple encountered two men walking in the area and tried to purchase marijuana from them, according to a news release from the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office.

The men then tried to rob the couple, police said, during which the girlfriend was shot and her boyfriend was cut several times with a knife, police said.

No other information has been released at this time.

Anyone with more information about this case is asked to call police at 269.383.8748 or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100.

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