DETROIT, MI – Jesse Briggs, 21-years-old, and Shamira Houston, 21-years-old, both of Detroit, have been charged in connection with the non-fatal shooting of their four-year-old daughter.
On July 27th, 2021 at approximately 3:00 p.m., in the 1900 block of Chene Street in Detroit, it is alleged that the four-year-old girl picked up an unsecured handgun in the home and shot herself in her right hip. The child was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Jesse Briggs has been charged with one count of Second-Degree Child Abuse and one count of Felony Firearm. Shamira Houston has been charged with one count of Tampering with Evidence.
Jessee Briggs was given a $20,000 bond and ordered to have no contact with the victim. His Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for August 17, 2021 and his Preliminary Examination is scheduled for August 24, 2021 in 36th District Court before Judge Patricia Jefferson.
Shamira Houston was given a $10,000 bond. Her Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for August 12, 2021 and herPreliminary Examination is scheduled for August 19, 2021 also before Judge Patricia Jefferson.