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Detroit Man Charged in Meyers Street Fatal Shooting

Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged John I. Ishman, III, 51 (DOB: 01/01/1968), in connection with the fatal shooting of Maurice Postell, 58, also of Detroit. On May 20, 2019 at 7:30 a.m., the police discovered the lifeless body of Mr. Postell lying on the front lawn of a home in the 15800 block of Meyers. It is alleged that Ishman fatally shot the victim with a handgun. Investigation by the DPD led to the identification and arrest of Ishman on the same day.

Defendant Ishman is charged with First Degree Murder, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, and two counts of Felony Firearm.* He was arraigned and remanded to jail today in 36th District Court. The Probable Cause Conference will be held on June 5, 2019 at 8:30 a.m., and the Preliminary Examination will be held on June 12, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. 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.