Wed. Oct 20th, 2021
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DETROIT, MI – Gerrod Moses Lark, 22-years-old, of Detroit, has been charged in connection with the non-fatal shooting of a 26-year-old of Detroit man and the fatal shootings of Michael Edwards, 31-years-old of Southfield and Devon Cartwright, 28-years-old of Detroit. 

On July 16, 2021, at approximately 3:00 a.m., Detroit police officers were dispatched to a residence in the 15000 block of Washburn Street in Detroit for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers located the lifeless body of a male outside of the residence. Inside the residence, officers located the second fatal victim and the surviving victim with multiple gunshot wounds. Medics arrived on scene and transported the non-fatal and fatal victims to a local hospital. 

It is alleged that Gerrod Lark entered the residence and fired a handgun, fatally wounding two victims, and non-fatally wounding the third, before fleeing the scene. Investigation by the Detroit Police Department led to the arrest of the Lark on July 21st, 2021.

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On July 24th, 2021, Gerrod Lark was charged with two counts of First Degree Murder, and six counts of Felony Firearm. He was arraigned on July 24th, 2021, in 36th District Court. His Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for August 3, 2021 and his Preliminary Examination is scheduled for August 9th, 2021 in 36th District Court before Judge Roberta Archer. 

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