The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says that shortly after midnight Monday, officers were called to the 1500 block of Hays Park Ave. where a woman said her boyfriend assaulted her before running off on foot with a gun. She had suffered physical injury in the attack.
The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office says that around 8:41pm Wednesday, a resident in the 100 block of Sharon Ave. in Pennfield Township called to report lights on in a neighboring house that was being renovated. Deputies arrived at the scene and entered the house, finding two suspects inside.
The KDPS says that around 1am Thursday, a Kalamazoo resident was approached by two men in the area of South Pitcher St. and Walnut St. The men allegedly hit him with an object, and stole his wallet at gun point before fleeing on foot.
House Bill 5987, introduced Tuesday, would let veterans of the US Armed Force, Armed Forces Reserve, or Michigan National Guard apply for a concealed carry permit for free, waiving the $100 fee everyone else has to pay. Veterans could also avoid the $115 fee associated with renewing the permit.