Man charged in quadruple shooting in Pontiac that left one dead

Posted at 2:02 PM, Jul 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-09 14:02:30-04

The Oakland County Sheriff's Office says a man has been arrested and charged for a quadruple shooting in Pontiac that left one person dead last week.

According to police, the shooting happened around 4 a.m. Monday, July 3, in the 50 block of Thorpe.

Marcus Burkett, 23, was shot and killed, while a 17-year-old woman, 17-year-old man and 19-year-old man were also shot. They are expected to be OK.

Police arrested 19-year-old William Nelson, who was also shot in the incident. He was charged with open murder, two counts of possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony and assault with intent to murder.

Nelson was arraigned Saturday and held in jail with no bond.