Man fatally shot at Kalamazoo-area apartments identified

Kalamazoo and Battle Creek

Deputies from the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office responding to the scene of a shooting that injured one Sunday, March 9 2020.

OSHTEMO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A 30-year-old man who was shot and killed at a Kalamazoo-area apartment complex on Sunday has been identified, according to the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies responded around 9:30 p.m. to a shots fired report in the parking lot of the Canterbury House Apartments, located on Dragonfly Road in Oshtemo Township. When they arrived, they found one gunshot victim, Elijah Fuquan Roberson of Kalamazoo.

Authorities believe Roberson was the intended target in the shooting. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

The suspect fled the area but is not considered to be a danger to the public. Authorities are still encouraging area residents to use caution while deputies work to find the suspect.

Anyone with information about the shooting should contact the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office at 269.383.8821 or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100.

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