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Man arrested on multiple charges after assaulting 2 family members with handgun

A 30-year-old man was arrested after assaulting two family members with a handgun and fleeing on foot.

A 30-year-old man was arrested after assaulting two family members with a handgun and fleeing on foot.

KDPS said the incident happened just before 9 p.m Sunday in the 1200 clock of Lane Boulevard in Kalamazoo. While officers were en route, a witness observed the suspect several blocks away and contacted KDPS.

The suspect was taken into custody, and the firearm used was recovered.

Police said the incident stemmed from a family dispute which led to the suspect striking two family members in the head with his handgun.

Both male victims suffered cuts to their head and were treated on scene. One male was transported to the hospital, and injuries are considered non-life-threatening.

The suspect was lodged at the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office on charges of felonious assault, simple assault and battery, domestic violence, felony firearm and felon in possession of a firearm.

Police believe alcohol was a factor in the incident.

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