Man dead in shooting at Battle Creek apartment complex

Calhoun County

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (WOOD) — A Battle Creek man was killed and a woman injured in a shooting at an apartment complex Wednesday morning.

It happened around 5:25 a.m. at the Arbors of Battle Creek Apartments off of Capital Avenue SW near Beckley Road.

Officials say officers responded there on a report of loud music and partying in the parking lot. Apparently, officials say, there was a confrontation about the loud music.

When officers arrived, they heard gunshots. They soon found a victim. The tried to help him, but Andre Watson, 27, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 29-year-old Battle Creek woman was injured in the shooting. She was taken to the hospital to be treated and later released.

City officials said investigators were interviewing witnesses and checking surveillance video. They gave no indication that anyone had been arrested but also didn’t release any suspect information.

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