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1 killed, another injured in shooting by Western Michigan University

The shooting happened only 2.2 miles away from the campus of Western Michigan University.
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A woman is dead and another victim is injured after a shooting Saturday morning in Kalamazoo.

The incident happened at around 3:30 a.m. at Hidden Hills Apartments. Deputies from the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety responded to the scene on reports of shots fired. Upon arrival, they found a 20-year-old female suffering from a gunshot wound.

First responders performed lifesaving measures on the victim, who was then transported to Bronson Hospital, where she was later pronounced dead.

Police also found a second victim nearby, a 19-year-old who had also been shot. That victim is currently at the hospital and is listed in stable condition.

The department is continuing to investigate what happened. The incident occurred about 2.2 miles away from Western Michigan University.

Anyone who has information on the incident is asked to call the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 337-8139 or Silent Observer at 343-2100.

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