(CBS Detroit) — A Highland Park man is charged in connection with the fatal shooting of his girlfriend, 25-year-old Naomi Skinner, of Highland Park, over the weekend.
The Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office charged Michael Cortez Norris, 26, with second-degree murder, tampering with evidence and felony firearm. He was arraigned Monday in 30th District Court and given a $500,000 cash bond with a GPS tether.READ MORE: Recession Concerns Loom, Financial Experts Say Don't Make Emotional Decisions
At about 1:33 a.m. on Feb. 12, police were dispatched to an apartment in the 14200 block of Second Avenue. Upon arrival, police found the victim dead with a gunshot wound to the neck in the hallway on the fourth floor.
Prosecutors say a physical altercation between Norris and Skinner escalated inside the apartment, and a handgun was fired, fatally wounding the victim.READ MORE: Beech Leaf Disease Found On Trees In St. Clair County
Norris allegedly moved the victim into the hallway before fleeing the scene, according to prosecutors.
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