DETROIT, MI – At approximately 11:00 pm on Thursday August 3rd, 2017 shots rang out in the 19000 block of Waltham Street killing a 14-year-old girl.
The shooting occurred near E 7 Mile and Schoenher on Detroit’s east side.
The young girls 17-year-old brother was also shot. He was taken to the hospital and is said to be in critical condition.
The 14-year-old girl is being identified on social media as Mesha. Her last entry to Facebook just shortly before she was shot shows that she was looking forward to a party that she was going to be attending. Those who knew the young girl personally have identified her as Jamesha McWilliams.
The brother is being identified as 17-year-old Jeff McWilliams.
One neighbor who lives behind where the shooting took place heard 16 -17 gunshots being fired off at that time. Mesha was shot in the chest. She was pronounced dead after being rushed to the hospital.
Police are looking for a green or silver Windstar Minivan. A person pulled up to the house of the two victims and fired multiple shots into the house.
No further information is available at this time.