What We Know: Gunman arrested in deaths of 6 in Michigan

A gunman suspected in a series of shootings that killed six people was arrested early Sunday in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Here’s what we know about the apparently random attacks:


MULTIPLE SCENES: The shootings began Saturday evening outside an apartment complex, where a woman was hit multiple times. Hours later and 15 miles away, a father and his 18-year-old son were fatally shot while looking at cars at a dealership. Fifteen minutes after that, five people were gunned down in the parking lot of a Cracker Barrel restaurant.


RANDOM VICTIMS: Authorities said 45-year-old Jason Dalton appeared to target his victims at random. The people who were shot had no apparent connection to the gunman or to each other, according to police. Two people were wounded.


THE SUSPECT: Dalton was caught early Sunday without incident after a deputy spotted his vehicle leaving a bar parking lot and driving through downtown Kalamazoo, police said. Investigators declined to disclose anything found in the vehicle except for a semi-automatic handgun.

Police were interviewing Dalton and reviewing his phone, but they released little immediate information about him, except to report that he had no criminal record. Authorities said he was in contact with more than one person during the rampage, but they would not elaborate. Prosecutors said they do not expect to charge anyone else.

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