Dearborn Heights Man Charged in Southfield Freeway Non-Fatal Shooting

DETROIT, MI – Devonte Andre Burton, 28-years-old, of Dearborn Heights has been charged in connection with the non-fatal shooting of a 31-year-old Detroit woman.

On July 11th, 2020 at approximately 5:51 p.m., Michigan State Police troopers and Detroit Police officers responded to the area of the Southfield Freeway and West McNichols in response to reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, the officers located a 31-year-old Detroit woman suffering from
an obvious gunshot wound. Medics arrived on the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment of her injuries.

Investigation by the Michigan State Police and Detroit Police led to the apprehension of the defendant. Further information will be place on the record in Court at the Preliminary Examination.

Devonte Burton has been charged with Assault with Intent to Murder, Assault with Intent to Do Great Bodily Harm, Discharged of a Firearm from a Moving Vehicle Causing Serious Impairment, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Carrying a Firearm with Unlawful Intent, and five counts of Felony Firearm.

Burton is expected to be arraigned after 1:00 p.m. this afternoon in 36th District Court.

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Dearborn Heights Man Charged in Southfield Freeway Non-Fatal Shooting via @miheadlines