Man charged in deadly stabbing at Livonia intersection

Prosecutors say verbal altercation occurred prior to stabbing

Livonia police: Man fatally stabbed while walking at Middlebelt, Plymouth roads

LIVONIA, Mich. – A Detroit man has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with a deadly stabbing at a Livonia intersection, according to the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office.

Cameron Dejuane Leflore, 21, is charged in connection to the stabbing of 23-year-old Gage Wann on May 25. Wann, of Commerce, Oklahoma, was stabbed to death at about 5:20 a.m. at the intersection of Plymouth and Middlebelt roads.

Authorities believe the victim was homeless and frequented the intersection.

Prosecutors said Leflore and a co-worker had left from work and were walking at the intersection when they encountered the victim. Wann allegedly made racial epithets directed at the two men, who are both Black, according to officials.

Prosecutors said a verbal altercation continued when Leflore allegedly pulled out a knife and stabbed Wann in the chest.

Leflore fled the scene after the stabbing. Wann died from his injuries, officials said.

An investigation by the Livonia Police Department led to Leflore’s arrest on June 7.

He is expected to be arraigned Thursday, June 10.


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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.