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Man charged in Detroit shooting that killed man, injured 4-year-old boy

Louis Davis charged with first-degree premeditated murder

Louis Davis (WDIV)
Louis Davis (WDIV)

DETROIT – A man has been charged in connection with a Detroit shooting that killed a 28-year-old man and injured a 4-year-old boy, officials said.

Louis Davis, 37, is accused of firing shots around 7:30 p.m. June 21 in the 9900 block of Whitcomb near West Chicago and Greenfield Road on Detroit's west side.

The 28-year-old man was struck by multiple bullets, police said. The child was shot in the leg, according to authorities.

Officials took the man to a nearby hospital in critical condition, but he later died from his injuries, police said.

The child was expected to be OK.

Davis was arraigned Tuesday on charges of first-degree premeditated murder, assault with intent to murder, felon in possession of a firearm and three felony firearms violations.

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He is being held without bond.

A probable cause conference is scheduled for Aug. 20, and a preliminary examination is scheduled for Aug. 27.

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