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19-year-old charged in connection to fatal shooting of teen

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Posted at 4:34 PM, Aug 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-02 16:35:33-04

WESTLAND (WXYZ) — A 19-year-old was arraigned Sunday in the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old in Westland.

Robert Shoats, 19, of Westland, was arraigned in 34th District Court on Sunday on charges of discharge in a building causing serious impairment and felony firearm in connection to a July 29 shooting.

The incident happened around 6 p.m. in the 34000 block of Richard St. The victim, Kaleb Parish, 18, died on July 31 from his injuries.

Shoats was given a $50,000, 10% bond. He's expected back in court for a probable cause conference on Aug. 11.