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Detroit woman charged in gunplay shooting death of brother, 14

James David Dickson
The Detroit News

Detroit — A 22-year-old Detroit woman faces two felony charges in the Tuesday night shooting death of her 14-year-old brother.

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Chinasia Williams with involuntary manslaughter and manslaughter by weapon aimed with intent, but not with malice, court records show. 

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Chinasia Williams

The fatal shooting took place about 11:25 p.m. on the 12800 block of Mettetal, Detroit police said in a statement. That's on the city's west side, north of Interstate 96 and east of the Southfield Freeway.

Worthy's office says that Williams was in a room with her brother, Chance Williams, and friends, when she allegedly pulled the magazine from a gun, pointed it at him and pulled the trigger.

But there was a bullet left in the chamber, and it struck the boy. He died from his injuries. 

Williams was arraigned Friday morning before 36th District Court Magistrate Millicent Sherman and was given a $75,000 bond. 

A probable cause conference is scheduled for July 2, 2020 at 8:30 a.m.; a preliminary examination is scheduled for July 9, 2020 at 1:30 p.m.  Both hearings are before Judge Roberta Archer in 36th District Court.