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12-10-2016, 07:28 AM

WMU athlete in custody in connection to shooting; victim IDd
Updated: December 9, 2016, 9:23 pm


KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) Police say a student-athlete :rolleyes:is in custody after being named a person of interest in connection to the fatal shooting of a Western Michigan student.

A source close to the investigation told 24 Hour News 8 that 20-year-old Joeviair Kennedy, who is a WMU basketball player, is in custody. According to jail records, police have requested a felony homicide charge.

Kalamazoo Public Safety officers and WMU police responded to a report of a man who had been shot in the 700 block of S. Howard Street, west of WMU in Kalamazoo in the SoHo apartments. It happened around 10:30 p.m. Thursday. Witnesses say it happened inside an apartment on the 4th floor of building 760.

When police arrived on scene, they found the body of a 19-year-old man who had died from an apparent gunshot wound. Friday night, police identified the man as Jacob Ryan Jones.

The police chief told 24 Hour News 8 they believe the victim was selling a small amount of marijuana at the time of the shooting.

Earlier Friday, police released the following descriptions of the suspects.

The first suspect is described as a black man, about 5 feet 10 inches tall with a slender build. He was last seen wearing jeans, a black hooded sweatshirt and had a red bandanna covering his face. He was also armed with a handgun.

The second suspect is described as a black man, about 6 feet 4 inches tall with a slender build. He was last seen wearing jeans, a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt and had a dark bandanna covering his face.


Jacob Ryan Jones