2005 Ypsilanti Township Homicide

On July 19, 2005, Shaunel Vawters was fatally wounded in a drive by shooting in the 800 block of Nash Street in Ypsilanti Township. The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office is asking for your assistance in providing any information to help identify the person(s) responsible.

Unknown African-American man

Case Overview

On July 19, 2005, at approximately 7:30 a.m., Shaunel Lee Vawters was fatally wounded in a drive by shooting while riding a bicycle in the 800 block of Nash Street in Ypsilanti Township. Vawters was transported to the Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital but died shortly after as a result of his injuries. Witnesses in the area of the shooting observed a multi-colored Chevy Caprice, late 1970s or early 1980s.

Citizens With Information

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact Detective Babycz at 734-973-4977, or the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office confidential tip line number 734-973-7711, or Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at 800-SPEAKUP (800-773-2587).

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