DAILYKENN.com -- A 21-year-old black male has been charged with first-degree murder. Dashawn Darnell Jones, also known as “Smash," was later identified by police as the suspect.
Jones is accused of shooting Jesson Adams, 37, multiple times, reports say.
The crime occurred in Pontiac, Michigan and was reported September 4, 2016.
Jones is black. His victim was white.
A 21-year-old Auburn Hills man has been charged with first-degree murder in the August shooting death of a man who was found by police with multiple gunshot wounds in Pontiac.
Oakland County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a 911 call stating a man had been shot several times at 2:44 p.m. Wednesday at the corner of Motor Street and Crystal Lake Drive.
When they arrived, the deputies found the victim -- identified as 37-year-old Pontiac resident Jesson Adams -- on the sidewalk at Motor Street and Hughes Avenue, according to a news release from the Oakland County Sheriff's Office.
Several witnesses told deputies they saw three unknown men interacting with Adams on Motor Street, according to the release.
One of the men pulled a pistol and fired multiple shots at Adams. The witnesses told police that Adams then chased the three other men for about one block when the gunman fired another shot at Adams. Adams was robbed of his wallet.
According to the Sheriff's Office, Adams walked back north one block before collapsing near Motor Street and Hughes Avenue.
Dashawn Darnell Jones, also known as “Smash," was later identified by police as the suspect.
In addition to first-degree murder, Jones was also charged with possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony. He also had a bench warrant from the 52nd District Court for a traffic offense and a warrant for driving while license suspended.
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