WESTLAND, MI – Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Antoine Perry, 16-years-old, of the City of Wayne, as an adult, in connection with the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old Ypsilanti man.
Devin Woods was shot about 5:05 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, outside of the HYPE Western Wayne Recreation Center at 4635 Howe St., according to the Michigan State Police.
City of Wayne police officers were dispatched to the HYPE Athletic Center in the 6300 block of Howe Road in Wayne. Upon arrival, the officers found Devin Woods in the lobby of the building, who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds. Medics arrived and transported him to a local hospital for treatment. Woods succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.
On November 26, 2018, it is alleged that Antoine Perry contacted Devin Woods to purchase marijuana. When Woods began to drive away Perry attempted take the marijuana without paying for it.
It is further alleged that Antoine Perry fired a weapon at the victim, striking him multiple times. Devin Woods made his way into the lobby of the athletic center prior to his transfer to the hospital. Further facts and evidence in the case will be presented on the record at the Preliminary Examination.
Antoine Perry has been charged with one count of Felony Murder, one count of Armed Robbery and two counts of Felony Firearm. He was arraigned and remanded to jail on Friday December 7th, 2018. The Probable Cause Conference will be held on December 21, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., and the Preliminary Examination will be held on December 28, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. in 29th District Court in Wayne.