(CBS DETROIT) – A 17-year-old man from Detroit has been charged in connection to a non-fatal shooting.
On Sept. 18, 2021, at around 7:27 p.m., the victims and the defendant were at a gas stop in the 18140 block of Seven Mile Road in Detroit.
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Allegedly, the defendant, Elijah Copeland, 17, left the gas stop and was driving south on the Southfield service excursion when he fired shots at five victims.
The shots hit three of the victims before Copeland fled the scene. Two adult victims were transported to a local hospital, and the three-year-old victim did not require medical attention.
Copeland turned himself in on Sept. 19, 2021.
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He has been charged with six counts of assault with intent to murder, six counts of assault with intent to do great bodily harm, two counts of release from a means causing injury, one count of possession of a loaded firearm in or upon a means, and 14 counts of felony firearm.
On Sept. 22, 2021, he was arraigned in 36th District Court and given a $500,000 cash bond. He was also ordered to have no weapons and to have no contact with the complaining witnesses.
The Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for Sept. 29, 2021.
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