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Man killed in Oshtemo Twp. apartment shooting ID'd

Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office
Posted at 2:48 PM, Mar 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-10 14:48:47-04

OSHTEMO TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Authorities have identified the victim of a fatal shooting Sunday night at an apartment complex in Kalamazoo County.

The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Canterbury House Apartments off Dragonfly Road in Oshtemo Township. Police were called to the area on a report of shots fired.

When they arrived, they found 30-year-old Elijah Roberson with a gunshot wound. He was taken to an area hospital, where he later died.

Investigators said Sunday Roberson appeared to be an intended target and the suspect had left the area before they arrived. Authorities haven’t said if they have identified the suspect at this point.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office at 269-383-8821 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.