Police looking for suspect who shot, killed young man

UPDATE, Oct. 9: Battle Creek Police arrested a 24-year-old Battle Creek man for the shooting of Kyle Brown. He was taken into custody without incident, and his name will be released after he is arraigned. 

UPDATE: Kyle Brown, 22, was identified as the victim in last night's shooting. Police are still investigating and asking for the public's help with any information regarding the suspect. Investigation shows the suspect came to Brown's apartment for a drug purchase and stole his handgun before shooting him with it. 

The suspect is a black male in his late 20's or early 30's, last seen wearing a black Nike hoodie. 

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call Battle Creek Police at 269-781-0911 or Silent Observer at 269-964-3888.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. - Police are looking for a man they say shot and killed a 22 year old late Wednesday, Oct. 4.

According to a release, the victim was at home on Rambling Lane with his roommate and a friend. A fourth person, who the victim may have known, was let in.

Shortly after arriving, the suspect got a hold of the victim's gun and shot him with it, but it's not yet clear why. The victim was found dead when the police arrived around 11 p.m.

Officers say the suspect ran away from the scene and was tracked by a K-9 officer, but the dog eventually lost track of the man.

So far only a vague description of the suspect is available. He's a black man in his late 20s or early 30s wearing a Nike hoodie.

If you have any information on the shooting, you're asked to call Battle Creek Police at 269-781-0911 or Silent Observer at 269-964-3888.

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Matt Gard is the Senior Producer of the 13 Morning News. If you have a story idea, you can contact him on Twitter, @mgard_wzzm13 or by e-mail, MattGard@wzzm13.com.

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