The chase began when Battle Creek Police Officers were involved in pursuing a vehicle in the area of Goodale Ave. near Washington. Officers called off the chase eventually, but it was believed the vehicle was still in the area.
The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says that around 10:30pm April 29, two victims said that they were approached in an alleyway near the 1200 block of Hays Park, by two men who tried to sell them marijuana. The victims refused, leading to one suspect pulling out a gun and firing a shot into the ground before fleeing on foot; the second suspect then stole the victim’s vehicle and drove off.
The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says that they had received reports of a shootout around 3pm Wednesday, at the intersection of Ada and Woodbury Streets. No one was there, but an officer did stick around, and around 4pm he saw a van drive past a home with several shots fired from it.
Three people are in custody after a multi-county chase through southwest Michigan. Around 3am Tuesday, a Van Buren County Sheriff’s Deputy attempted to pull over a vehicle in Bloomingdale for having an obstructed plate; instead, the vehicle fled east.