Incident

5-22-2015 Michigan Kalamazoo 1-1

Location

May 22, 2015

700 block of Dwight Street
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Geolocation: 42.2983, -85.5627

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Deborah Christner
  • Age: 28
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Age: 12
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Playing with gun

Notes

Mentally impaired 12 y/o shoots, kills family friend with shotgun pellets fired through wall accidentally. Case given to juvenile court;

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Shotgun
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 6
State Senate District: 20
State House District: 60