Police interview 2 persons of interest in Kzoo deadly shooting

Police at the scene of a shooting at N. Westnedge Avenue and Mabel Street. (May 23, 2016)

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — Detectives are interviewing two persons of interest in connection to a deadly shooting in Kalamazoo.

Police say Niquay DeJuan Baker, 38, was shot near the intersection of N. Westnedge Avenue and Mabel Street around 10 p.m. Monday. He was taken to the hospital where he later died.

Baker was a Kalamazoo native who was currently living in Illinois, according to the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety.

Two other victims showed up at the hospital with non-life threatening gunshot wounds. Their names have not been released.

The circumstances leading up to the shooting are under investigation, but neighbors told 24 Hour News 8 that the shooting happened after a large fight.

The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety said in a news release that detectives interviewed two persons of interest in the shooting Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. Those persons of interest were arrested on unrelated warrants, KDPS Chief Jeff Hadley said.

As of Wednesday night, there had not been any arrests in connection to the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at 269.337.8994 or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.

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