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Suspect In Sexual Assault Case Killed During Investigation

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KALAMAZOO (WWJ) – Kalamazoo police say an officer has shot and killed a suspect in an abduction and sexual assault case.

The fatal shooting took place Friday at a home in the city.

Department of Public Safety Chief Jeff Hadley says the person had been a person of interest in the assault case.

None of the officers involved were injured.

The officers were at the home conducting a follow-up investigation related to the assault case when gunfire broke out.

According to a statement from Kalamazoo police, the suspect had pointed a handgun toward officers.

The person was pronounced dead at the scene.

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