(CBS DETROIT) – A 17-year-old man from Detroit has been charged in connection to a non-fatal shooting.
On Sept. 18, 2021, at around 7:27 p.m., the victims and the defendant were at a gas station in the 18140 block of Seven Mile Road in Detroit.READ MORE: The Detroit Zoo To Host Its Final Weekend Of Family-Friendly Halloween Event 'Zoo Boo' Oct. 22-24
Allegedly, the defendant, Elijah Copeland, 17, left the gas station and was driving south on the Southfield service drive when he fired shots at five victims.
The shots struck three of the victims before Copeland fled the scene. Two adult victims were transported to a local hospital, and the three-year-old victim did not require medical attention.READ MORE: Kalamazoo Tests For Lead Exposure Following High-Lead Level Reports In Other Michigan Cities
Copeland turned himself in on Sept. 19, 2021.
He has been charged with six counts of assault with intent to murder, six counts of assault with intent to do great bodily harm, two counts of discharge from a vehicle causing injury, one count of possession of a loaded firearm in or upon a vehicle, and 14 counts of felony firearm.
On Sept. 22, 2021, he was arraigned in 36th District Court and given a $500,000 cash bond. He was also ordered to have no weapons and to have no contact with the complaining witnesses.
The Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for Sept. 29, 2021.MORE NEWS: Michigan Reports 7,505 New COVID-19 Cases, 118 Deaths
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