On October 24, 2016, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Andrea Ariel-Jones Sheppard, 28 (DOB: 06/26/1988), of Waterford, Michigan in connection with the non-fatal shooting in Detroit. It is alleged that on October 21, 2016, Sheppard fired a weapon into a home she purchased from the Detroit Land Bank, located in the 16000 block of Greydale in Detroit, while holding her infant daughter and in the presence of her eight-year-old son.
Sheppard was charged while she was not in police custody with one count of CCW and one count of Reckless Use of a Firearm. Arrangements were made by the Detroit Police Department for the defendant to be arraigned in 36th District Court today. The probable cause conference is scheduled for November 8, 2016 at 8:30 a.m.; the preliminary examination is scheduled for November 14, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. Both hearings are before Judge Lydia Nance Adams in 36th District Court. The defendant received a $10,000 personal bond.