ACTIVE SHOOTER: Man Randomly Shoots People In Kalamazoo; 7 Dead

  • by: Jeremy Smith

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Police said they have a "strong suspect" in custody in the shooting deaths of seven people Saturday night. The shooter drove around the area and randomly shooting at people.

Kalamazoo County Undersheriff Paul Matyas confirms that seven people have been shot and killed at a Cracker Barrel and a car dealership.

Four people were killed at the Cracker Barrel restaurant in Texas Township, while two were killed at Seelye KIA on Stadium Drive.

Matyas said the suspect, a 45-year-old white man identified as Jason Dalton, drove a blue Chevy HHR like the one pictured below:

chevy-hhr.jpgAuthorities believe the shootings are related to an earlier drive-by shooting which injured a woman at the Meadows Townhomes.

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Jeremy Smith is from Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and currently resides in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He is an editor at Lead Stories,, mainly focusing on debunking hoax stories. 

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