Two men arrested in connection with shooting at Ecorse after-hours club

Published On: Oct 17 2012 12:03:16 PM EDT
Updated On: Oct 17 2012 12:04:03 PM EDT
ECORSE, Mich. -

The Ecorse Department of Public Safety has arrested two men involved in 40 shots being fired in the early morning hours of October 7, 2012 on 12th street in Ecorse.

---The after-hours club where the deadly shooting happened

22-year-old Chanel Weddington was killed during the shooting and two others were injured..

Arrested were; Johnny Lerue Davis Jr., a 20 year old Detroit resident and Andrew Lee Ursery, an 18 year old Detroit resident.

Both Defendants were charged by the Wayne County Prosecutor as follows;

  • Count 1 Homicide-Murder-Second Degree, punishable by up to Life in prison
  • Count 2 Assault with Intent to Murder, punishable by up to Life in prison
  • Count  3 Assault with Intent to Murder (multiple victims)
  • Count 4 Weapons-Firearms-Discharge in or at a building, 4 year Felony
  • Count 5 Felony Firearm, 2 year Felony to be served consecutively to other punishments.

Both Defendants were arraigned at 25th District Court in Ecorse and remanded to the Wayne County Jail without Bond. A Preliminary Exam is scheduled for Thursday October 25, 2012 at 25th District Court in Ecorse.

The after-hours club where the shooting happened is believed to be owned by Ecorse City Council member Stacy Wheeler. Local 4 tried to contact her in connection with the case, she referred Local 4's Rod Meloni to her lawyer - but did not provide her attorney's name.

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