UPDATE: Police search for persons of interest in fatal Benton Harbor shooting

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BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (WNDU) - Police are looking for two persons of interest in the Benton Harbor shooting death of 22-year-old Aundre J. Sanders.

Jamaal Shermaine Roseburgh and William Austin Roseburgh

"He took care of her, so he was a stand-up guy, because he did take care of my cousin."

Benton Harbor resident Yuolanda Taylor is talking about the 22-year-old Sanders.

At around 1:30 a.m. on July 1, 2018, Benton Harbor officers received a call to clear a party in the 1000 block of Lavette Avenue.

As officers began clearing people and vehicles, they heard shots fired in the 900 block of Lavette, where Sanders was gunned down.

He was one of four people shot within hours of each other in two separate shootings.

Friends took Sanders to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead, and candles were placed at the crime scene.

"We haven't talked to everybody," Benton Harbor Police Deputy Director Michael Clark said.

Eight months later, police aren't releasing a motive, but now they want to talk with two people.

"Mostly, primarily, the brothers William Roseburgh and Jamaal Roseburgh, we'd like to talk to them. We need them to come in," Clark said.

Police say the brothers were at the crime scene. On July 3, 2018, an absconder warrant for parole was issued for Jamaal Roseburgh.

At this point, the brothers are just persons of interests. However, Sanders' father believes the two men know more.

Off camera, the heartbroken dad said his son always smiled, and he thinks the people who shot Aundre knew who Aundre was.

As for Yuolanda Taylor her city is too small for people not to come forward.

"It's a lot of senseless things that go on in Benton Harbor that shouldn't happen, and people are so scared to talk. But I feel like this, murder ain't snitching. Speak," she said.

If you know the current location of either Roseburgh brother or come in contact with them, please contact Detective Kelly Wilkins with the Benton Harbor MCU at 269-927-0293, Thomas Johnson with the MDOC Absconder Recovery Unit at 269-565-0192 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-342-STOP.


Aundre J. Sanders