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News Release

Homicide investigation 1196-18

NATURE OF INCIDENT: Homicide

DATE AND TIME:

Thursday, March 1st, 2018 at approximately 9:05

LOCATION:

68304 County Road 380 Lot 24, Geneva Township 

INCIDENT NUMBER:  1196-18

VICTIM:   Shaun Pierre Gill, 47yr old male, Geneva Township resident

SUSPECTS:  Under Investigation.

INFORMATION:

Van Buren County Sheriff Daniel E. Abbott reports that at approximately 9:05pm on Thursday, March 1st, 2018 Van Buren County Central dispatch received a 911 call that a man had been shot at the Ports of Call Mobile Home park at 68304 County Road 380 in Geneva Township.  Van Buren County Deputies along with assisting agencies were dispatched to the location.  Upon arrival Deputies found the victim, who was identified as Shaun Pierre Gill, had been shot and killed within his home.  Through the course of the investigation this incident has been ruled a homicide.   The investigation is ongoing with Detectives continuing to work on the case. The victim is a long time resident of the community. 

Anyone with information can contact the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office at (269) 657-3101, Crime Stoppers 1-800-342-7867, Silent Observer (269) 343-2100 or your local Police Department. 

Mobile phone users and online users can provide anonymous crime tips to the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office by sending a text Tip Soft message by sending a text message to “CRIMES” (274637) with the keyword VBCTIP from a mobile phone.  To submit an online tip, go to www.vbcsheriff.com and at the top of the homepage follow the directions to submit a tip. 

INVESTIGATING OFFICERS:

Van Buren County Sheriff’s Uniform Response

Van Buren County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division

Van Buren County Sheriff’s Narcotics Division

ASSISTING AGENCIES:

Covert Township Police Department

South Haven Police Department

SUPERVISOR CONTACT:

Thomas Macyauski Detective Lieutenant

Jim Charon