DETROIT (WWJ/AP) — A man has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and other charges in a high-speed chase with police that left two children dead in Detroit.
The Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office said Wednesday that a jury convicted Lorenzo Harris on charges including involuntary manslaughter and first-degree fleeing and eluding.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Pistons’ Rob Murphy on Helping His Hometown
Police say the chase last June began after an officer saw somebody in the car with a gun, and lasted for almost 75 seconds. Harris was driving a stolen Chevrolet Camaro at about 100 mph on a residential street when he lost control and went off the roadway, according to police, killing a 6-year-old boy and his 3-year-old sister. Three other children and a woman also were injured.READ MORE: Ribs RnB Music Festival Kicks Off This Weekend In Downtown Detroit
The prosecutor’s office said Harris is scheduled to be sentenced April 6.MORE NEWS: Judge Says Michigan Gov. Whitmer Won't Have To Testify In Abortion Lawsuit
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