KALAMAZOO (WKZO) -- Kalamazoo Public Safety officers have arrested a local gang member on a firearm charge. Public Safety received a 911 call about a group of young males in the Edison Neighborhood on bikes. One was said to be carrying a handgun.
As police arrived, the group scattered. Officers caught up with two of them near Cameron and Stockbridge near a party store and a discarded handgun was found nearby. An 18-year-old Kalamazoo man known to have gang affiliations and several prior arrests was taken into custody for carrying a concealed weapon.