19-year-old Renisha McBride killed by shotgun blast when she sought help after a car wreck
12:59 PM, Nov 7, 2013
1:01 PM, Nov 7, 2013
DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. - Prosecutors are seeking more information from police before deciding whether to charge a man who fatally shot a woman on the porch of a suburban Detroit home.
The Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press report 19-year-old Renisha McBride of Detroit was killed by a shotgun blast in Dearborn Heights early Saturday. Her family says she likely approached the home to seek help after getting into a car accident.
Police say they've identified the person who shot her and requested a warrant in the case. The Wayne County prosecutor's office says it sent the request back to police Wednesday for additional investigation before making a charging decision.
McBride's aunt Bernita Spinks is acting as family spokeswoman. She says the family wants justice. A vigil was held Wednesday at the home.