CANTON, MI – Nicholas A. Bennett, 33-years-old, of Canton, has been charged in the fatal shooting of his eight-year-old son.
On December 15th, 2020, at 3:54 p.m. at a home located in the 41020 block of Old Michigan Avenue in Canton it is alleged that Nicholas Bennett was busy working on his rifle and fatally shot his son, Jack Bennett, who was with him in the room.
Canton Police officers were immediately called to the scene and the child was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. Further facts and evidence will be presented in court at the preliminary examination.
Nicholas Bennett has been charged with Involuntary Manslaughter,. He was arraigned this morning in 35th District County in Plymouth. His Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for January 29, 2021 at 10:50 a.m. and his Preliminary Examination is scheduled for February 5, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. before Judge Michael Gerou.