12-year-old boy killed in Oak Park shooting

Gunplay among juveniles led up to shooting, investigators say

LaDamien Williams (WDIV)

OAK PARK, Mich. – A 12-year-old boy was fatally shot on Monday at around 12:30 p.m. in the 10000 block of Saratoga in Oak Park.

According to investigators there was gunplay involving juveniles at the home which led up to the shooting. Police say the juveniles were playing with a gun they found inside the home. The victim was identified as LaDamien Williams.

As of now police have a 15-year-old in custody.

UPDATE: 15-year-old boy charged as juvenile in fatal shooting of 12-year-old in Oak Park

Investigators are still interviewing witnesses and residents of the home to determine exactly what happened.


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Victor Williams joined Local 4 News in October of 2019 after working for WOIO in Cleveland, OH, WLOX News in Biloxi, MS, and WBBJ in Jackson, TN. Victor developed a love for journalism after realizing he was a great speaker and writer at an early age.