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18yr old arrested in Kalamazoo for concealed weapon

Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A Kalamazoo teen was arrested early Tuesday morning for carrying a concealed weapon.

Public Safety Officers say just after midnight they responded to a 911 call regarding a group of young males riding bicycles in the Edison Neighborhood, one was carrying a handgun.  

Two officers quickly arrived and noticed several males riding bikes in the area but they scattered when police arrived.

According to a release, officers located two of the subjects riding in the area of Cameron and Stockbridge and one was stopped in the 1600 block of Stockbridge, near a local party store, for several City Ordinance violations.

During the contact officers located a discarded handgun nearby.

The 18 year old Kalamazoo resident, a known gang member with numerous interactions with law enforcement and several prior arrests, was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon.  

Anyone with information regarding street violence, or other crimes, is asked to call Public Safety @ 337-8994 or Silent Observer at 343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.

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