A 21-year-old man has been arraigned in connection to the shooting of his 17-year-old girlfriend at a home in Chesterfield Township.
Oshae Ricky Thomas was charged with Assault with Intent to Murder and Felony Firearm. His bond was set at $500,000 cash/surety. His next court date was set for 9:00 a.m. on May 17.
Police say the 21-year-old is the prime suspect in the shooting of 17-year-old Marche Lowe. Chesterfield Township police held a news conference Tuesday morning. The police chief told reporters that Marche Lowe is in "grave condition at McLaren Macomb Hospital."
Thomas originally told police that a white male driving a Toyota was responsible for the shooting. Investigators determined that was false information. They originally took the boyfriend into custody on outstanding warrants. He is a 21-year-old male from Detroit.
Lowe was shot inside her house Monday afternoon. A family friend and neighbor told 7 Action News that Lowe's mother said the teen was brain dead.
We're told Lowe attends Riverside Academy.