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On February 24, 2022, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Itterlee McNeil, 68, (DOB: 05/27/1953), of Detroit, in connection with the non-fatal shooting of her five-year-old grandson by his eight-year-old brother. Ms. McNeil was not in custody when the warrant was charged.

On February 17, 2022, at approximately 2:28 p.m., Detroit police officers were dispatched to a residence in the 13580 block of Rosemont Street in Detroit for a reported shooting. Upon their arrival, officers observed the child on the kitchen floor with the defendant applying pressure to his chest. Medics arrived on scene and transported the child to a local hospital for treatment.
It is alleged that the eight-year-old picked up an unsecured handgun in the home and shot his brother in his right shoulder.

Itterlee McNeil has been charged with two counts of Second-Degree Child Abuse. *

The warrant was signed, and Ms. McNeil was arraigned on February 28, 2022 in 36th District Court by Magistrate Joseph Boyer. She received a $10,000 personal bond. The Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for March 10, 2022 at 8:30 a.m. and the Preliminary Examination is scheduled for March 17, 2022 at 1:45 p.m. in 36th District Court before Judge Kenneth King. Please request a photograph of the defendant from the Detroit Police Department.

*The charges are allegations and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.