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19-year-old charged with first-degree murder in shooting that killed 7-year-old Detroit girl

Reginae Williams shot inside Detroit home on Oct. 28

DETROIT – We’re getting our first look at the man charged with murder in the death of a 7-year-old on Detroit’s east side.

19-year-old Emmet Williams Jr. faces one count of first-degree murder for firing shots into a home on Bedford Street, killing Reginae Williams.

Williams faced a judge Thursday morning on charges of first-degree murder, discharge of a firearm at a building causing death, discharge of a weapon from a motor vehicle causing death and three counts of felony firearm.

All of this is from the shooting on Oct. 28, where 7-year old Reginae Williams was shot in the head while inside the home. She died two days later.

The other suspect connected to Reginae’s death is 22-year-old Christion Mitchell-Childress. Police said Emmett and Christion allegedly drove by the home and fired those deadly shots.

Police are still looking for 22-year old Christion Mitchell-Childress.

Update -- Nov. 24, 2020: 2nd suspect arrested in fatal drive-by shooting of 7-year-old Detroit girl

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detroit Police at 313-596-2260 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.


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