Man fatally shot near Western Michigan University campus

Posted at 9:01 PM, Jul 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-22 21:01:54-04

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WSYM) - A 21-year-old man has been fatally shot in Kalamazoo near Western Michigan University's campus.

It happened around 2:15 a.m. Saturday.

The victim was shot in the torso and was taken to the hospital where he later died.

Police do not believe the victim was a student at Western Michigan University.

The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety have released the photo of a person of interest in the homicide.

Witnesses told investigators the shooting occurred during a fight and that another man ran away after firing the shot.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at (269) 337-8994 or Silent Observer at (269) 343-2100.