Suspect arrested for shooting into Kzoo home

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) – A 21-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly firing a shotgun at home in Kalamazoo Monday.

Several 911 calls came in around 2 a.m. Monday about shots being fired in the area of Jackson Street and Mills Street.

Kalamazoo Public Safety officers found several small holes in the outside of the house consistent with shotgun pellets, according to a KPS news release.

Witnesses told police that the suspect left the scene heading east on Jackson Street. A K-9 unit was able to track the suspect to the 900 block of Cameron Street where a vehicle was trying to leave the area, the release said.

Officers stopped the vehicle and found the suspect in the backseat. A search warrant was executed at a residence on Cameron Street. During the search, the shotgun thought to have been used was found, according to police.

The 21-year-old suspect from Kalamazoo was arrested for discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling and possession of a short-barreled shotgun, the release said.

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