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Two women have pleaded guilty Wednesday in the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old high school student last year, officials said.

Reginald Rose-Robinson, 17, was shot at about 6:20 p.m. Feb. 24, 2017, near Plymouth and Meyers roads on Detroit's west side.

Erica Italy Osburn, 25, and Sharnea Diamond McCoy, 21, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in connection with the crime, according to the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office.

In exchange for her plea, prosecutors are recommending a judge sentence Osburn, who police said shot the victim, to prison for 27-50 years.

They recommend McCoy, who drove Osburn as the crime was committed, serve 16-40 years plus two years for a felony firearm charge.

Both women, who each face life in prison, are scheduled to be sentenced on Feb. 7.

Police said one of the women targeted Robinson, a student at Garden City’s Cambridge High, after someone allegedly directed a comment at her as he and a friend passed by them.

As the youths walked on the street shortly after the encounter, an unknown suspect riding inside of a black SUV fired shots at them, authorities said.

Robinson was struck by the gunfire and he was pronounced dead at the scene. His friend was not hurt in the shooting.

cramirez@detroitnews.com

 

 

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