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Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Antoinette Denise Moore, 51, (DOB: 08/24/1970), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of Willie Grant Jr., 47, also of Detroit. The defendant and the victim were residing together at the time of the incident.

On June 24, 2022, at approximately 8:03 p.m., Detroit police officers were dispatched to a residence in the 16020 block of Bringard Street in Detroit for a reported shooting. Upon their arrival, officers located the victim lying face down in the front lawn with a gunshot wound to the back. Medics arrived on scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

It is alleged that a verbal altercation between the defendant and the victim escalated, and Defendant Moore produced and fired a shotgun, fatally wounding Mr. Grant. Investigation by the Detroit Police Department led to the arrest of the defendant later the same day.

Antoinette Denise Moore has been charged with one count of Premediated First-Degree Murder, one count of Tampering with Evidence, and one count of Felony Firearm. *

She was arraigned yesterday afternoon in 36th District Court before Magistrate Joseph A. Boyer and given a $1,000,000 cash/surety bond. The Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for July 11, 2022, at 8:30 a.m., and the Preliminary Examination is scheduled for July 18, 2022, at 1:45 p.m., 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.