The Wayne County Sheriff's Office confirms that an off-duty corrections officer was fatally shot in the early morning hours on Monday, September 20.
DETROIT – A 23-year-old Michigan deputy and father was fatally shot during the early hours of Monday, Sept. 20, after giving someone a ride, authorities said. Devante Jones, a corrections officer with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, was shot several times around 4 a.m. Monday while driving in the area of East Forest and Chrysler Service Drive in Detroit, Wayne County Undersheriff Mike Jaafar said during a news conference recorded by WXYZ-TV. He fled the vehicle in an attempt to escape but had already been shot several times. He was found and conveyed privately to a local hospital where he died before 5 a.m.
A new poll shows ex-Detroit Police Chief James Craig slipping 6 percent since July against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer among Detroiters, a group he hopes to capitalize on because of his ties to the city. The poll conducted by Target Insyght of Lansing after Craig announced his candidacy last week shows...
DETROIT – Police are searching for a missing 12-year-old girl named Ky’Mia Bishop-Parks who was last seen around 9 a.m. Sunday in the 20000 Block of Meyers Road in Detroit. She left home without permission and was last seen heading northbound on Meyers Road wearing a blue jean jacket, powder...
Detroit — Police are investigating the fatal Monday shooting of an off-duty Wayne County corrections officer who was killed just hours after finishing his shift, the sheriff's office said. Devante Jones, 23, was shot several times after dropping someone off in the area of East Forest and Chrysler Service Drive...
DETROIT – The two people wanted in connection with a Saturday evening triple-shooting on Detroit’s west side have turned themselves in Sunday at the Detroit Police Department’s Eighth Precinct. According to authorities, the shooting happened at about 7:30 p.m. at a gas station, located near the intersection of Seven Mile...
Prosecutors call it a case of police misconduct and assault and battery, involving a former Detroit police officer. The violent encounter is now also at the center of a legal battle against the city.
Police believe speed and alcohol were a factor in the crash.
DETROIT – An off-duty Wayne County corrections officer was shot several times and killed overnight in Detroit, officials said. Police said Devante Jones, 23, was dropping someone off in the area of East Forest Avenue and the Chrysler Service Drive when someone fired at his vehicle. Jones fled in an attempt to escape, but he had been shot several times, according to authorities.
Detroit — Two suspects in a drive-by triple shooting at a Detroit gas station turned themselves Sunday, police said. The drive-by shooting took place about 7:30 p.m. Saturday at a Mobil gas station on the 18700 block of West Seven Mile, just off the Southfield Freeway. Police said the suspects,...
DETROIT (FOX 2) - UPDATE: The suspects turned themselves in to the Detroit Police Department 8th Precinct Sunday night. DPD thanks their media partners and #OneDetroit for their help. Previous information as of Sept. 19:. Detroit Police are searching for two suspects believed to be involved in a shooting on...
SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Two people were injured in a drive-by shooting at an apartment building in Shelby Township during the evening of Sept. 4. At approximately 6:50 p.m. Sept. 4, a 911 call was received from a woman reporting that her apartment in the Spring Hill Apartments, near Ryan and West Utica roads, had been set on fire and that a man had also been shot.
Detroit Police are searching for two suspects connected with a shooting that happened Saturday afternoon. According to police, a silver Chevy Malibu driven by a female and a male in the passenger seat fired shots at a black Saturn striking three people on September 18 at around 7:30 p.m..
LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) — One of the GOP candidates for governor says he would accept a Donald Trump endorsement in a crowded GOP primary, but after being questioned if James Craig would campaign with the former President- the candidate would not say yes or no. Here’s what Craig did say.
(William Duggan/Unsplash) (DETROIT, Mich.) Hello and welcome to this Monday's edition of the Detroit daily roundup. I hope everyone had an amazing weekend and is ready to kick off the final full week of September. (Halloween can't get here soon enough!)
DETROIT (WWJ) -- A suspected drunk driver is recovering after being injured when her vehicle slammed into a home near downtown Detroit late Friday afternoon. Detroit police tell WWJ it all unfolded just before 5:30 p.m. Friday when a 33-year-old woman was driving a 2011 Honda Accord and lost control of the vehicle, crashing through a home in the 14400 block of Scripps, near the Detroit Riverfront.