Update: Thursday, January 26, Paul Christopher Howard, 23, was arrested in Lansing by the Michigan State Police First District Fugitive Team. Howard, a suspect in an October, 2016 incident where shots were fired in the dormitory area of Davenport University in Caledonia, is lodged in the Ingham County Correctional Facility and will eventually be transported to the Kent County Correctional Facility, according to the Kent County Sheriff's Office.
Background: On Oct. 23, 2016, at 2:30 a.m., Kent County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of shots fired in a dorm area at Davenport University in Caledonia Township. Deputies determined that four nonstudents were involved in an altercation with two students. One of the nonstudents discharged a gun; no one was shot, however a bullet penetrated a wall and hit a student who was not involved. The student was treated and released from a hospital.
After an extensive investigation, detectives were able to develop Howard as a suspect in the incident. On October 25, 2016 the Kent County Prosecutor’s Office authorized a four count warrant for Howard: discharging a firearm in a building, carrying a concealed weapon, carrying a weapon with unlawful intent and felony firearm, 2nd.