A Kalamazoo County Circuit Court jury on Monday convicted 18-year-old Rashad Perez of second-degree murder and firearms charges in the May 26 shotgun death of 13-year-old Michael Day.
A SWAT team was used to help apprehend a suspect who was holed up in a Roseville hotel following what police say was a gang-related shooting.
Investigators believe two gangs are responsible for at least three shootings over a 24-hour period that injured six people and killed one.
The issue is a 2011 decision by federal law enforcement identifying Insane Crown Posse fans as a “criminal gang”.
Police say Shayla Johnson was dragged out of her bed and thrown into the trunk of a car, where she was shot multiple times.
Four men have been convicted in the gang-related 2010 kidnapping and killing of a 19-year-old Lansing woman who was fatally shot in a car trunk outside her home.
Federal agents have arrested a group of brothers and three other people who operated a “violent, armed drug gang” in northwest Detroit.
Police say four gang members arrested in Oakland County have been indicted on federal drug charges as investigators continue to look for two additional gang members in the case.
Federal prosecutors say they have a “staggering amount of evidence” to convict dozens of members of a Detroit-area motorcycle gang, who are accused of a violent criminal enterprise.
A Michigan-based motorcycle gang has been indicted on several crimes, including: murder, drug trafficking, extortion and illegal gambling.