Thursday, October 26, 2023

Shooting suspect is arrested

A suspect who fled the scene of a shooting was arrested last week.

The man, Andre Williams, Jr., 37, was arrested at about 8 p.m. Oct. 10, according to police reports. He is suspected of shooting his girlfriend in her neck on Saturday, Oct. 7 at a home on Biltmore Street near Stollman Drive. An argument led to the shooting which took place at about 9 p.m., police said. The victim was listed in critical condition at press time.

When Inkster officers arrived at the scene, they believed Williams was still inside the home.  When SWAT team officers entered the home, they discovered that the shooter had fled, according to police reports. An immediate search for Williams, suspected as the shooter, was instituted. Police considered Williams armed and dangerous and warned the public not to approach him.