Detroit Police: Sen. Virgil Smith naked at time of weekend shooting

The Detroit lawmaker accused of shooting at his ex-wife was naked at the time of the shooting, FOX 2 has learned. Sen. Virgil Smith is still in custody as police continue to investigate what lead up to the shooting over the weekend.

Smith was arrested Sunday at his home on Wexford on Detroit's east side. According to a police report, the Senator was completely naked at the time of the shooting and fired multiple shots into his ex wife's Mercedes Benz after a fight around 1:00 a.m.

She wasn't hurt but the bullets did hit her car. Detroit Police Chief James Craig said about ten rounds were found in the car.

"In investigating, looking at the vehicle, it appears that the vehicle had, what appeared to be ten rounds fired into it, possibly," Craig said.

Craig said the State Senator was cooperative and according to the report told police his actions were the most stupid thing he'd done in his life. 

Smith told police his ex-wife, Anistia Thomas, had come to his house and became enraged when she found him there with his girlfriend. She told police she had been invited over. 

According to the police reports a fight ensued and ended with Thomas running to a neighbor's house for help as Smith shot up her car.

"The specific allegations were aggravated assault with a gun and malicious destruction of property only,"

Police removed a gun from Smith's home on Sunday. 

Detroit police submitted a warrant to the wayne county prosecutor's office who sent the case back for further investigation. FOX 2 has learned they hope to resubmit their findings to the Prosecutor's Office Tuesday morning and hope to have him arraigned Tuesday afternoon.
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