Teen charged in fatal Detroit shooting

Suspect, victim knew each other

By Miriam Marini - Web Producer

A pre-trial conference is scheduled for 9 a.m. Oct. 1 at the Lincoln Hall of Justice in Detroit.  (WDIV)

DETROIT - Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged a 15-year-old Friday with carelessly discharging a weapon in the deadly shooting of another Detroit teenager the same age. 

According to the prosecutor’s office, the two boys knew each other. 

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At around 1:40 a.m. on Sept. 15 Detroit police were sent to the 16600 block of Belton Street in Detroit where they found the victim’s body in a rear bedroom, according to officials.

The teenager was later pronounced dead at a local hospital where he was sent for treatment.

A pretrial conference is scheduled for 9 a.m. Oct. 1 at the Lincoln Hall of Justice in Detroit. 
 

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