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4 arrested in shooting sparked by 'mutual female acquaintance' in Westland

Kori Willhite, Joseph Nelson, Michael Wilson among those arrested

Kori Willhite, Joseph Nelson and Michael Wilson (WDIV)
Kori Willhite, Joseph Nelson and Michael Wilson (WDIV)

WESTLAND, Mich. – Four people were arrested Friday in connection to a shooting inside a Westland home, police said.

Officers were sent to a home in the 1700 block of Ackley Street around 11 p.m. after a reported shooting.

Investigators said there had been an altercation inside the home stemming from a "mutual female acquaintance." The altercation escalated into a shooting, witnesses said.

Police arrested Kori Willhite, 24, of Garden City; Joseph Nelson, 28, of Westland; and Michael Wilson, 39, of Detroit. Another woman was arrested, but she posted bond and hasn't been arraigned.

Willhite was arraigned on misdemeanor charges of disguising her identification to a police officer and possession of improper prescription drugs. She was arraigned and is being held on $50,000 bail.

Willhite is scheduled to return to court on Tuesday for a pretrial hearing.

The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office approved a felony warrant on Wilson for one charge of carrying a concealed weapon. Wilson was arraigned Monday and is being held on $5,000 bail.

Wilson is scheduled to return to court on Jan. 18 for a probable-cause conference.

The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office approved a felony warrant on Nelson for charges of assault with intent to commit murder, assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder, assault with a dangerous weapon and a felony firearms violation.

Nelson was arraigned Monday and is being held on $150,000 bail. He is scheduled to return to court on Jan. 18 for a probable-cause hearing.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident.