Police: Woman shot and killed in Pittsfield Township parking lot

Pittsfield Township police are looking for alleged suspect Michael Anthony Elinski

PITTSFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Andrea Grant, 50, was shot and killed in a parking lot in Pittsfield Township on Thursday morning, and police said they do not believe it was a random attack.

Pittsfield Township police are looking for alleged suspect Michael Anthony Elinski.

Elinski is a 59-year-old white male, is 6 feet and 2 inches tall and weighs 245 pound.

Elinski is a 59-year-old white man that is 6′2″ tall and weighs 245 lbs. (Pittsfield Charter Township Department of Public Safety)

According to a release, officers with the Pittsfield Township Police Department responded to a suspected shooting at approximately 9:10 a.m. in the 3700 block of Plaza Drive.

When they arrived, they found Grant inside the vehicle that had several visible bullet holes on the car’s exterior.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Pittsfield Township Police Department tip line at 734-822-4958.

See scene footage from early Thursday afternoon below:


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Meredith has worked for WDIV since August 2017 and was voted one of Washtenaw County's best journalists in 2019 by eCurrent's readers. She covers the community of Ann Arbor and has a Master's degree in International Broadcast Journalism from City University London, UK.