Three charged in Princess Boat shooting

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    Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy has charged Latoiya Mitchell-Thomas, 28 , and her husband Michael A. Thomas, 32 , of Roseville and LaDon Richard, 45, of Detroit in connection with a shooting incident that occurred on August 6, 2012, in the early morning at approximately 1:00 a.m. at Atwater and Civic Center Drive . It is alleged that while on the Detroit Princes River Boat Mr. Thomas and his wife had a argument with a female that escalated with Mr. Thomas slapping the female on the cheek and throwing a bottle at her head. As a result, a fight erupted on the boat. It is alleged that once the couple were off the boat and in their car Ms. Mitchell-Thomas fired into a crowd wounding several people with a hand gun. It is further alleged that after the shooting by Ms.Mitchell-Thomas had ended and the couple were driving away from the scene, Ms.LaDon Richard, fired a hand gun wounding Mr. Thomas in the back as he sat in the passenger seat.
    Charges against Latoiya Mitchell- Thomas
    Latoiya Mitchell- Thomas is charged with 6 counts of Assault with Intent to Murder, 6 counts of Assault with Intent to do Great Bodily Harm, 6 counts of Felonious Assault, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, and Felony Firearm.
    Charges against Michael A. Thomas
    Michael A. Thomas is charged with Felonious Assault and Assault and Battery.
    Charges against LaDon Richard
    LaDon Richard is charged with 2 counts of Assault with Intent to Murder, 2 counts of Assault with Intent to do Great Bodily Harm, 2 counts of Felonious Assault , Careless Reckless Discharge Causing Injury and Felony Firearm.
    ” Real life cases with real life consequences are not wrapped up in 44 minute crime episodes. .After a thorough examination of the case, we have charged three people with a total of 30 criminal counts,” said Prosecutor Worthy.
    Defendants Latoiya Mitchell- Thomas and LaDon Richard are expected to be arraigned in 36th District Court Monday. An arraignment date has not been set for Michael Thomas.

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