Prosecutors are seeking more information from police before deciding whether to charge a man who fatally shot 19-year-old Renisha McBride on the porch of a suburban Detroit home. The Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press report McBride, of Detroit, was killed by a shotgun blast in Dearborn Heights early Saturday. Her family says she likely approached the home to seek help after getting into a car accident.
The Dearborn Heights Police Department declined comment on the case Thursday, saying they turned over all information to the prosecutor's office. Police say they've identified the person who shot her and requested a warrant in the case.
The Wayne County prosecutor's office says it sent the request back to police Wednesday for additional investigation before making a charging decision. "We have asked that further investigation be conducted by the police in this case," the prosecutor's office said in a press release. "We will not be able to make a charging decision until the requested work has been completed."