CPL holder shoots, kills man wielding firearm during basketball game in Roseville

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Posted at 9:39 PM, Oct 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-21 05:40:56-04

ROSEVILLE (WXYZ) — Roseville police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened during a basketball game Tuesday evening.

An altercation over a basketball game at Eastland Basketball City led to one person being fatally shot and a CPL holder being placed in police custody.

Police say following the initial altercation, one of the individuals involved left the scene and later returned with a firearm. A valid CPL holder intervened. There was a brief exchange of gun fire and the individual who returned with a firearm was shot dead by the CPL holder.

The CPL holder has since been released from police custody.

The Roseville Police Department says it has reviewed this incident with the Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office.

Call the Roseville Criminal Investigation Division at (586) 447-4507 if you have any information about the incident.