An argument in a vehicle, escalated to the passenger being shot, in Kalamazoo, Thursday morning.

Kalamazoo police were dispatched to the area of Kings Highway and Branch Street, shortly after 7 AM, on a report of a person being struck by gunfire. When they arrived at the scene, they located a 41-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim told officers that he was riding in a vehicle, with another man, when they had an argument, which resulted in the victim being shot by the other man.

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Detectives, investigating the shooting, were able to identify and locate the suspect, who was taken into custody without incident. The firearm used in the shooting was recovered and the 18-year-old Kalamazoo man was lodged into the Kalamazoo County Jail on weapons charges. The victim was transported to Bronson Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 337-8120 or Silent Observer at 343-2100.

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