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News Release

Shooting Death Investigation 10/2/19 5697-19

NATURE OF INCIDENT:

Death Investigation

INCIDENT #:

5697-19

DATE AND TIME:

October 02, 2019 at approximately 09:53 hrs

LOCATION:

46000 Block of 30th street Paw Paw , MI Almena Township

NARRATIVE:

Sheriff Daniel E. Abbott reports that on Wednesday October 2nd , 2019 at approximately 09:53 hours Van Buren County Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 46000 block of 30th street Paw Paw in Almena Township, for a report that someone had been found deceased. Deputies entered the residence and found a husband and wife deceased of apparent gun shot wounds. The husband and wife both lived at the residence. A death investigation is being conducted by the Van Buren County criminal investigations unit and awaiting autopsy results. There is no danger to the public and the incident remain under investigation. Names will not be released pending family notification.

INVESTIGATING DIVISIONS:

Uniform Response Division

Criminal Investigations Division

ASSISTING AGENCIES:

Van Buren County Victim Services Unit

Michigan State Police

SUPERVISOR CONTACT:

Please contact the on duty supervisor at 269-657-3101 or Operations Lieutenant Jim Charon at 269-657-2006.

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.

Jim Charon