DETROITT (AP) — Police have arrested a man in connection with the fatal shooting of a Detroit mother who had just returned home after dropping her two children off at school.
David Ariel Hammond, 45, was taken into custody after being wanted for questioning.
Hammond was not formally charged with the woman’s death on Thursday, November 19.
Police Chief James White reported that the shooting happened in the woman’s driveway, on the 16900 block of Carlisle Street, about 9:00 a.m.
The couple was in a relationship, police said.
Police have not released the woman’s name.
The man arrested by police earlier this month was ordered to face charges of arson, criminal assault, domestic violence and burglary, the Wayne County prosecutor’s office said Thursday. His ex-girlfriend was the victim in those cases.
He had been released on personal bail of $7,500 and had been ordered not to have any contact with the victim.
On Nov. 12, the officer in charge of the case told an assistant prosecutor that the victim had several videos of a man in her yard, and in one of those cases, a GPS tracker had been placed on her car, the prosecutor’s office said. .
The man’s face was hidden by a hood, but the victim believed it was her ex-boyfriend, the prosecutor’s office said.
The prosecutor’s office on Thursday filed a motion with a judge to keep the man in police custody until his bail on the previous charges can be dealt with.
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