(CBS DETROIT) – A 30-year-old man is being charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old man in Detroit.
Nino Denzel-Westley Red, of Detroit, is charged with one count of first-degree murder, one count of felony possession of a firearm, and two counts of firearm possession. He was arraigned in 36th District Court on Friday, according to the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office.
Prosecutors charged Red with shooting and killing Javonte Gardner, of Detroit, on July 18 during a verbal altercation.
Police were called at the intersection of Tireman Avenue and St. Mary’s Street at approximately 2:18 a.m. for a reported shooting and found Gardner with multiple gunshot wounds to his abdomen.
He was taken to a hospital, where he died of his injuries.
Police arrested Red later that day.
A probable cause conference is scheduled for August 3 and a preliminary hearing is scheduled for August 10.
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