kalamazoo shooting

A woman in a pinstripe jacket stands at a podium. The prosecuting attorney stands to the right with a reassuring hand on her shoulder.

A man who carried out a shooting spree in Kalamazoo three years ago is headed to prison for life. Jason Brian Dalton killed six people and seriously injured two others while driving around the Kalamazoo area on February 20, 2016. 

File photo of Jason Dalton entering Kalamazoo County Circuit Court on Monday January 7th MLive.com

The man who committed a string of shootings in the Kalamazoo area almost three years ago, which left six people dead and two badly injured, has pleaded guilty to all charges against him. 

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Jury selection for the trial of Jason Dalton will begin in Kalamazoo January 3rd. Dalton is accused of shooting six people to death in February 2016 while he was a driver for the ridesharing service Uber. Two others were seriously injured.


Organizers of a planned memorial to the victims of the 2016 mass shooting in Kalamazoo are ramping up their fundraising efforts.

Accused shooter Jason Dalton - file photo Robbie Feinberg/WMUK
Robbie Feinberg / WMUK

A defendant has a right to a speedy trial, but any number of factors can slow the process down. Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School Professor Tonya Krause-Phelan says those change the time frame for a “speedy trial.”