Traysouan Robertson : “Arrest Made in Fatal Shooting, Beckley Police Capture 18-Year-Old Suspect”

Death – Obituary – Accident and Crime News : Beckley Police Make Arrest in Fatal Shooting Case

Beckley, WV – Beckley Police have announced the arrest of an 18-year-old suspect in connection with a fatal shooting that took place on December 10th. Marquest Fortune was apprehended on December 14th at his residence, according to a press release from the Beckley Police Department.

Fortune now faces several charges, including first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, use of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and seven counts of wanton endangerment. The arrest comes after officers responded to a shots fired call on the 200 block of Clyde Street in the early hours of December 10th.

Upon arrival at the scene, officers discovered 20-year-old Traysouan Robertson suffering from a single gunshot wound. Emergency services were called to the scene and attempted life-saving measures, but sadly, Robertson was pronounced dead at the scene.

The arrest of Fortune is a significant development in the ongoing investigation into the fatal shooting. The Beckley Police Department has been working diligently to gather evidence and identify the individuals responsible for this tragic incident.

The community has been shaken by this senseless act of violence, and the arrest brings hope for justice and closure for the victim’s family and friends. The authorities have not released any information regarding a possible motive for the shooting or whether there may be additional suspects involved.

As the case progresses, the Beckley Police Department will continue to work closely with the prosecutor’s office to build a strong case against Fortune. It is crucial for the community to come forward with any information that may assist in the investigation.

Anyone with information related to this case is urged to contact the Beckley Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division at (304) 256-1720 or Crime Stoppers of West Virginia at (304) 255-STOP (7867).

The Beckley Police Department remains committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of the community and will continue to provide updates as the investigation unfolds.

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