Suspect charged in River Rouge shooting involving police
A River Rouge man has been charged in connection with an an officer-involved shooting Thursday near southwest Detroit that injured a man, Michigan State Police officials said.
Donovan Brandon-Mario Jones, 31, was charged Monday in 25th District Court in Lincoln Park with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon and two counts of felony firearm possession, according to court records. If convicted, he faces up to four years in prison for each assault charge and up to five years for each firearm charge.
A judge set Jones' bond at $75,000 and scheduled his next court appearance for Oct. 15.
Troopers were called at about 5 p.m. Thursday by Detroit and River Rouge police to the scene of an officer-involved shooting,
State police responded to the scene at the intersection of Palmerston and Palmerston Court.
The shooting happened in the 500 block of Palmerston while Detroit police officers were in the area for another investigation, officials said.
A suspect was taken to Detroit Medical Center with gunshot wounds and his condition was good, they said.
Two Detroit police officers were involved and were not injured in the shooting, according to state police.