Sister Charged in Fatal Shooting of 14-Year-Old Brother

Chinasia Williams

DETROIT, MI – The 22-year-old sister of a 14-year-old boy is charged with his accidental fatal shooting that took place late Tuesday night on the west side of the city.

Chinasia Elliza-Yvonna Williams, 22-years-old, has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of her brother Chance Williams, 14-years-old, both of Detroit.

On Tuesday June 16th, 2020, at 11:30 p.m., at a home in the 12800 block of Mettetal, Chinasia Williams was in a room with her brother and some other friends. It is alleged that she had a handgun. She is alleged to have removed the magazine from the weapon, pointed it at her brother and pulled the trigger. There was a bullet left in the chamber that fatally wounded her brother. A nearby neighbor was called to the scene and transported Chance to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead from a single gunshot wound. 

Chinasia Williams has been charged with: one count each of Involuntary Manslaughter and Manslaughter – Death by a weapon aimed with intent but without malice.

Williams was arraigned this morning before 36th District Court Magistrate Millicent Sherman.  The Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for July 2, 2020 at 8:30 a.m.; the Preliminary Examination is scheduled for July 9, 2020 at 1:30 p.m.  Both hearings are before Judge Roberta Archer in 36th District Court.  The defendant received a $75,000 personal bond.

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