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Felon charged with possession of handgun during shooting of music video in Detroit

Martaze Davis convicted of armed robbery in 2007

Martaze Davis' booking photo from an armed robbery conviction in 2007. (MDOC)
Martaze Davis' booking photo from an armed robbery conviction in 2007. (MDOC)

DETROIT – A 26-year-old man was charged after officers found the felon in possession of a handgun during the shooting of a music video in Detroit.

Martaze Davis, 26, is charged with felon in possession of a firearm.

According to court records, Davis was shooting a music video Tuesday night in front of a home in the 11900 block of Wayburn Street when officers with the Detroit Police Department saw Davis discard a handgun in the passenger door of a 2015 silver Mercedes-Benz.

The weapon had an extended magazine.

Davis does not have a CPL and has a felony conviction for armed robbery from December of 2007.

A bag of suspected marijuana was found in the vehicle’s center console and another bag was found in Davis’ pocket, according to court records.

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