Thursday, February 11, 2016
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Thursday, 9/5/2013

Man charged in Detroit drive-by shooting that killed 12-year-old boy, wounded another man


DETROIT — A man has been charged with first-degree murder and assault with intent to murder in a weekend drive-by shooting in Detroit that killed a 12-year-old boy and wounded another man.

Detroit police say 33-year-old Alvin D. Conwell of Detroit was arraigned today and ordered held in the Wayne County Jail. A preliminary examination is scheduled Tuesday.

The mother of Kenis Green Jr. has said that he was sitting outside a house early Saturday with other family members while celebrating a relative’s birthday when the shooting happened. The prosecutor’s office says 25-year-old Greg Owens was wounded.

The prosecutor’s office says the shooting followed a dispute between Conwell and Owens.

Conwell was arrested Monday.

A message seeking information on whether he has a lawyer was sent to the prosecutor’s office.

Recommended for You

Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Related stories