Two Men Charged in Carjacking and Non-Fatal Shooting at Gas Station
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Tywon Ivey, 19 (DOB: 02/19/2000), of Detroit, and Austin Blake Williams, 17 (DOB: 07/01/2002) of Hazel Park, in connection with the carjacking and non-fatal shooting of a 50-year-old Detroit man at a gas station in Detroit.
On October 25, 2019, at approximately 1:34 a.m., Detroit police officers were dispatched to a gas station in the 11300 block of Dexter Avenue in response to a carjacking and shooting. Upon arrival, the officers discovered the victim with an apparent gunshot wound to the face. Medics arrived that transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries.
It is alleged that as the victim exited the gas station, he was approached by the two defendants. It is alleged that Defendant Ivey pulled a weapon and demanded the car keys. The victim complied and backed away from the defendants. It is further alleged that Defendant Ivey fired the weapon and struck the victim in the face before driving away in his vehicle.
Defendant Williams has been charged with Carjacking, Armed Robbery, Unlawful Driving Away of a Vehicle and Receiving and Concealing Stolen Property - Motor Vehicle.* He was arraigned on November 4, 2019 before 36th District Magistrate Jeffrey Kleparek. The Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for November 11, 2019 at 8:30 a.m.; the Preliminary Examination is scheduled for November 18, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. Both hearings are before Judge Lynise Bryant in 36th District Court. Defendant Williams received a $125,000 cash/surety bond.
Defendant Ivey has been charged with Carjacking, Assault with Intent to Murder, Receiving and Concealing Stolen Property - Motor Vehicle and three counts of Felony Firearm.* He is scheduled to be arraigned at 2:00 p.m. this afternoon in 36th District Court. Please request a photograph of the defendant from the Detroit Police Department after the arraignment.
*The charges are allegations and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.