Incident

12-25-2014 Michigan Detroit 1-1

Location

December 25, 2014

4100 block of Virginia Park
Detroit, Michigan
Geolocation: 42.3619, -83.117

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Bernard Walker
  • Age: 16
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Friends
  • Name: Dwayne Sharper Jr
  • Age: 19
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Criminal act with stolen gun
  • Possession (gun(s) found during commission of other crimes)
  • Stolen/Illegally owned gun{s} recovered during arrest/warrant

Notes

Teen killed after he and 2 friends, 17, and 19, were playing around w/ stolen gun, and it went off. 19 y/o arrested; charges filed.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Handgun
  • Stolen: Stolen

District

Congressional District: 13
State Senate District: 4
State House District: 5