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Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Gerrod Moses Lark, 22, (DOB: 11/17/1998), of Detroit, in connection with the non-fatal shooting of a 26-year-old of Detroit man and the fatal shootings of Michael Edwards, 31, of Southfield and Devon Cartwright, 28, of Detroit.

On July 16, 2021, at approximately 3:00 a.m., Detroit police officers were dispatched to a residence in the 15000 block of Washburn Street in Detroit for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers located the lifeless body of a male outside of the residence. Inside the residence, officers located the second fatal victim and the surviving victim with multiple gunshot wounds. Medics arrived on scene and transported the non-fatal and fatal victims to a local hospital.

It is alleged that Defendant Lark entered the residence and fired a handgun, fatally wounding two victims, and non-fatally wounding the third, before fleeing the scene. Investigation by the Detroit Police Department led to the arrest of the defendant on July 21, 2021.

On July 24, 2021, Gerrod Moses Lark was charged with two counts of First-Degree Murder, two counts of Felony Murder, two counts of Assault with Intent to Murder, and six counts of Felony Firearm. * He was arraigned on July 24, 2021 in 36th District Court. His Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for August 3, 2021 and his Preliminary Examination is scheduled for August 9, 2021 in 36th District Court before Judge Roberta Archer. 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.