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Police name person wanted for questioning in December deadly shooting

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Posted at 2:16 PM, Feb 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-02 14:16:22-05

BENTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Investigators want to bring a man in for questioning as part of the investigation into a deadly shooting from nearly 2 months ago.

Benton Township Police say they need help tracking down Keveonte Barksdale. Officers want to talk to him about the December 8 shooting at Briarwood Apartments.

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Undated mugshot of Keveonte Barksdale.

According to police, witnesses heard 2 men arguing in the parking lot early in the morning before several shots rang out. The victim was taken to the hospital, but he died.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to contact the Benton Township Police Department Detective Bureau at (269) 925-1135 or Crime Stoppers at (574) 288-7867.