Today Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy has charged Robert Gardner, 24 (DOB: 2/24/91), in connection with the fatal shooting of Keon Rooks, 34, of Detroit. It is alleged that on September 9, 2015 at approximately 2:35 a.m. at a location in the 11600 block of Stout, Gardner shot the victim multiple times with a hand gun. Mr. Rooks was pronounced dead on the scene by medics.
The defendant has been charged with Open Murder, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Felony Firearm. The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office has not been able to confirm an arraignment time with the police or the court at this time. However, it is possible that the arraignment could take place at 2:30 this afternoon before a 36th District Court magistrate.
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