(WXYZ) — 3:33 p.m.
The suspect has been placed in police custody, according to a tweet from Western Michigan University's Public Safety Department.
WMU Advisory follow up information: The subject has been located and is in police custody.— WMU Public Safety (@WMUPublicSafety) March 8, 2019
Police are searching for a homicide suspect Friday believed to be near Western Michigan University.
According to the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety, the suspect was on foot north of the campus near West Main Street.
WMU Advisory: KDPS is pursuing a homicide suspect on foot north of campus near West Main Street. Exercise caution if you are in the area.— WMU Public Safety (@WMUPublicSafety) March 8, 2019
The university asked students and residents to take caution in the area.
Kalamazoo College tweeted that their school is now under lockdown as a result of the search.
Because of an incident in a neighborhood adjacent to K, the College is under lock down. Hornets, please stay inside and stay safe.— Kalamazoo College (@kcollege) March 8, 2019