Nightside Report Jan. 15, 2021: Doorbell camera captures shooting in Eastpointe neighborhood, State officials release preliminary timeline for COVID vaccinations

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View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on Jan. 15, 2021 at 9:22 p.m. (WDIV)

‘It was absolutely terrifying,’ -- Doorbell camera captures shooting in Eastpointe neighborhood

DETROIT – A surveillance camera captured the chaotic moment when shots broke out in an Eastpointe neighborhood early Friday morning.

One woman was sitting on her porch to have a cigarette before bed when the shots were fired.

“I went out on the back porch to have a cigarette,” said the woman. “I was just sitting there and I heard a car coming towards me and the shot started going. My heart was pounding for a good hour and a half afterwards.”

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The latest: Michigan coronavirus cases up to 533,602; Death toll now at 13,701

Metro Detroit weather: Another burst of snow coming this weekend

Shovels are coming out for part of the area already, but we’ve got another burst coming before the end of the weekend.

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4 Fast Facts

  • The family of a Detroit woman who was shot and killed inside her own home is pleading for answers. Click here to read more.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday also marks the 26th anniversary of the Day of Service, honoring the Civil Rights leader’s legacy. Despite COVID restrictions, some students in Southfield honored that commitment by leading by example. Click here to read more.
  • A fight for $15 rally took place at a McDonald’s near the intersection of Livernois Avenue and West McNichols Road on Detroit’s west side. The weather was less than ideal for a rally, but it didn’t deter protesters. Click here to read more.
  • A charter school in southwest Detroit is getting some national attention after being named a semi-finalist in the $2 million Samsung Solve For Tomorrow STEM competition. Click here to read more.

Be Informed

Michigan officials release preliminary timeline for COVID vaccinations

Michigan has released a preliminary timeline to show a projection of when other phases can expect to begin receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. It’s currently just an estimation, but the timeline shows the general public under 65 isn’t likely to get their first dose until at least August.

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A look at the evidence against former Gov. Rick Snyder in the Flint water crisis investigation

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is facing two misdemeanor charges of willful neglect of duty after a lengthy investigation into the Flint water crisis. Each charge is a one-year misdemeanor and/or a $1,000 fine. Snyder’s legal team is preparing to defend him against those charges.

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About the Author:

DeJanay Booth joined WDIV as a web producer in July 2020. She previously worked as a news reporter in New Mexico before moving back to Michigan.