Fatal shooting at Kalamazoo liquor store

A suspect has been arrested following a shooting at a Kalamazoo liquor store that killed a 23-year-old Benton Harbor man.

The clerk says Tykarri Lucas died in his arms.

A woman who lives across the street says she heard the Lucas family crying when they saw his body.

“I just felt it… I felt it… it’s hurting me, so that’s why I put the balloons out,” said Towanda Lee.

She put out those balloons as part of a makeshift memorial with the victim’s name and a message of solidarity with his family.

The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says the shooting was the result of a fight.

The suspect’s behind bars at the Kalamazoo County Jail waiting to be arraigned.

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