Inkster Mother Charged in Shooting of Her Son

On Friday, March 6, 2018 Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Ebonie Schofield, 37, (DOB: 07/28/1980), of Inkster, in connection with the shooting of her son.

On March 8, 2018 at approximately 8:00 a.m., it is alleged that the defendant and her son 16-year-old son had a verbal argument, with the parties shoving each other in their apartment located in the 630 block of Tobin Drive. As a result, the defendant made her son leave the location. While her son outside banging on the apartment door, it is alleged that the defendant came out and shot him in the left shoulder with a handgun. The son was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his wound. The defendant was taken into custody. The case was investigated by the Inkster Police Department, assisted by the Michigan State Police.

Schofield has been charged with Assault with Intent to do Great Bodily Harm, Careless Discharge of a Weapon Causing Injury or Death and Felony Firearm.* She was arraigned on Saturday, March 10, 2018 after 11:00 a.m. at 34th District Court in Romulus. She received a $500,000/10% bond, and if she is released she must wear a GPS tether and have no contact with her son. She will have a probable Cause Conference on March 21, 2018 and his Preliminary Examination on March 28, 2018 both at 9:00 a.m. before Judge Sabrina Johnson.

*The charges are allegations and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.