Transcript for Detroit Homeowner Charged in Renisha McBride Shooting
Thirteen days ago nineteen year old -- McBride was involved in a car accident in Detroit. At the accident scene witnesses reported that she was bloodied disoriented. And appeared to be confused. She left the scene on foot -- Hours later her lifeless body was found by the -- -- near the porch of -- Dearborn heights home. She was found with a very large gunshot wound to her faith. It's alleged that she was shot to death by the -- -- after she knocked on his locked front screen door. By all reports she was on arms and there were no signs of forced entry to the home. Today I'm announcing the following three charges. Against 54 year old Theodore -- Wafer. WA FER. The Dearborn heights home -- Murder in the second degree which carries -- -- -- of any term of years to life in prison is the first count. The second count is -- manslaughter charge. Death by a weapon aimed with the intention without malice was series -- steps to a maximum penalty of fifteen years in prison. And the third and final count -- possession of a firearm during the attempted commission or commissioner with felony. Which is a mandatory two year term which must be served Pryor to any time being served. On any other convicted offense. We obviously do not feel that the evidence in this case feels that the defendant acted in lawful self defense.
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