(FOX 2) - A Detroit police officer was in court Wednesday on charges stemming from a shooting incident at a wedding reception.
Diamond Greenwood, 26, was allegedly drunk when it happened.
"I told her that it was a damn shame that we've got the Detroit police in here and to be acting like this, like you're a damn animal," said a witness. "That is what I said."
Greenwood is accused of whipping out her gun at a wedding reception and her brother is accused of firing it. Witnesses described the chaos during the preliminary exam for Greenwood and 24-year-old Duane Catchings.
"We see a gun being displayed," said the witness.
Attorney: "Who did you see displaying the gun?
"This woman right here," he said.
Attorney: "Can you describe how Ms. Greenwood was displaying the gun?"
"In the air," the witness said.
Catchings is facing charges of discharging a firearm at a building and felon in possession. Wayne County prosecutors say last October during a packed reception on Stern Street near Livernois, a fight broke out.
Attorney: "Who started pushing and shoving?"
"Everybody," the witness said.
Attorney: "How many people are we talking about?"
"About 15 on each side," the witness said. "Everybody in commotion."
Witnesses say after the large brawl became violent they heard a gunshot. Prosecutors say Greenwood pointed the gun at a 29-year-old man before leaving the building.
"Once that gunshot (went) off, everybody scatters," the witness said.
Attorney: "When you say scatters are they going towards an exit?"
"Yes," he said. "The next thing I know; I hear more gunshots."
Despite witnesses seeing Greenwood with the gun, prosecutors say at some point Catchings had Greenwood's weapon and fired it while inside.
"Mr. Catchings reached over everybody that was standing in front of the door with the gun, and tried to put it over everybody and fired a gun," the witness testified.
The preliminary exam for both Greenwood and Catchings continues next Wednesday.