PITTSFIELD TWP. (WWJ) – A Backyard Metropolis lady has been charged with homicide within the capturing dying of her girlfriend over the weekend.
Ashley Somerville, 27, was arraigned Tuesday on one rely of open homicide and one rely of felony firearm in reference to the killing in Pittsfield Constitution Township, south of Ann Arbor.
She was ordered held on a $500,000 bond money or surety bond.
In accordance with police, officers responded to a name about photographs fired at a house within the 3800 block of Sparrow Wooden Drive, shortly earlier than midnight Saturday. They discovered the sufferer, later recognized as 27-yr-previous Shantel Johnson-Jackson, affected by a gunshot wound.
Johnson-Jackson was taken to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital the place she died a short while later.
Police stated Somerville, who referred to as 911 to report the capturing, was “in a courting relationship,” with Johnson-Jackson. Investigators haven’t stated what might have led to the capturing.
Somerville faces the potential for life in jail if convicted.
As an investigation continues, anybody has details about this case is requested to name Pittsfield Township police at 734-822-4911. You possibly can stay nameless by calling the Public Security tip line at 734-822-4958.