Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Dajuan Watson, 23 (DOB: 8/17/93), of Detroit, in connection with the homicide of an Uber driver. On Saturday, March 19, 2016 after 11:00 p.m., Watson called Uber driver Modou Diagne, 51, of Detroit, to drive him from a location on Chester Street in Detroit. It is alleged that Watson got into an altercation with the victim in the 5500 block of Pacific in Detroit and shot the driver. The Detroit Police Department received a dispatch to the location shortly after the incident. Mr. Diagne was taken to a local hospital and later died from multiple gunshot wounds he sustained.
Watson has been charged with: Felony Murder, Armed Robbery, Delivery of Under 50 grams of a Controlled Substance and Felony Firearm. He was arraigned on today in 36th District Court. The probable cause conference is scheduled for April 18, 2016 at 8:30 a.m.; the preliminary examination is scheduled for April 25, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. Both hearings are before Judge Lydia Nance-Adams in 36th District Court.
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