Man Dies trying to save his own Life in Battle Creek (Updated)


BATTLE CREEK, MI – On Sunday, November 9th, 2014 at approximately 3:30am Battle Creek Police responded to the 200 block of Parkway Dr. for a call of a shooting. Police Investigation

Police were advised that the victim had left in a vehicle driving towards the hospital to get help for his injuries.




The vehicle was located mid-block of Wood Street where it had struck a tree. The 32-year-old male shooting victim, Xavier Lavosky Embry, was located in the vehicle, transported to the hospital and later pronounced dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

Officers gathered information and did a canine track that led to a house on Howland Street where a 30-year-old male suspect was located.

The suspect was interviewed and then lodged at the Calhoun County Jail on homicide charges.  The suspects name has not been released at this time

No further information at this time.

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