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DATE REPORTED:      September 21, 2021


LOCATION OCCURRED: 1900 Block of Elkerton Avenue


INCIDENT SUMMARY: On September 21, 2021, at approximately 12:20 a.m., Officers from the Township of Kalamazoo Police Department were called to the 1900 block of Elkerton Avenue on the report of a gunshot.  While checking the area Collin Mitchell was found on the ground outside his apartment with an apparent gunshot wound.  Medical personnel responded and despite rescue efforts, Mitchell succumbed to his injuries. 

The Township of Kalamazoo Police Department is still seeking any information the public may have regarding this matter. Silent Observer is offering a $1000.00 cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of any person(s) involved in this incident.  You are asked to call Silent Observer at (269) 343-2100 or the Township of Kalamazoo Police Department at (269) 488-8911

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Silent Observer encourages members of the community to assist local law enforcement agencies in the fight against crime by overcoming the two key elements that inhibit community involvement: fear and lack of interest.

Silent Observer provides a telephone hotline and web tip page  to encourage citizens in the community to volunteer vital information helpful to law enforcement agencies in their crime-fighting efforts.   In addition, tips can be submitted through the free app "P3Tips." 

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