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Kalamazoo man shot in West Side mugging

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Chelton Avenue just off West Main
Chelton Avenue just off West Main

KALAMAZOO (WKZO) -- Public safety are looking for two armed robbers who shot one man and threatened a woman and children with a gun during a mugging on Chelten Avenue late last night.

The woman and two children were already in the car and the 25-year-old victim was just leaving his house at about 11:30 when they were confronted by two armed black males.

The victim grabbed at the gun. One shot went into the wall of the house, the second went into his abdomen but he was still able to wrestle the gun away. The second robber forced him to give it up.

He had just robbed the woman of her cell phone. They also got his cell phone and ran.While all this was going on the woman and the children fled and called 9-1-1. They were on their way to the hospital when officers arrived.

The victim was treated for his abdomen wound and released.

The robbers were wearing all black and had on masks. The shorter one had dreadlocks.

 

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