Detroit woman charged after gas station shooting

- Authorities in Wayne County have charged a woman they say pulled the trigger at a gas station shooting earlier in Detroit this week.

The shooting was caught on high-definition surveillance video, in partnership with Detroit Police Department's Project Green Light.

Project Green Light was created to crack down on violence in some of Detroit's public spaces. The businesses involved, which vary from gas stations to liquor stores to fast food restaurants, use special high-definition surveillance cameras, with the video feed streaming directly back to Detroit police headquarters.

Detroit police credit the high quality surveillance footage with the quick arrest of the suspect. Detroit Police Chief James Craig says within two hours of getting the images to the media, they had the female suspect in custody.

The suspect has been identified as 20-year-old Shamicah Burton from Detroit. She has been charged with two counts of Assault with Intent of Murder; Carrying with Unlawful Intent; Carrying a Concealed Weapon and Felony Firearm. Her bond was set at $500,000.

The shooting happened at the Mobil gas station on Fenkell Avenue near Greenfield Road. Police say the shooting happened as a result of a heated argument. The victim was struck multiple times and is in the hospital, but we're told he'll survive. 

Burton's attorney, in response to the many comments they've received regarding his client's outfit, tells FOX 2 she was attending a cowboys and Indians costume party earlier that evening. 

You can watch the surveillance footage here.

FOX 2's Josh Landon spoke more with Burton's attorney, and will have the latest details tonight on FOX 2 news beginning at 5 p.m. 

This is a developing story. Stay with FOX 2 for updates. 


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