(CBS Detroit) — A Huron Township man is facing a murder charge in connection with the fatal shooting of his girlfriend.
According to the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, Nathan Jordan-Donald Barks, 30, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of 36-year-old Dawn Sinkey, 36, also of Huron Township. Barks is also charged with one count of felon in possession and two counts of felony firearm.READ MORE: Michigan Announces $1.5 Million Tuition Giveaway, 100 Children To Receive $15,000
He was arraigned Thursday and remanded to jail.
Huron Township police responded to a 911 call at about 1:15 p.m. on Feb. 27 at a home in the 27400 block of Bordeau Street. Upon arrival, police found Sinkey with a gunshot wound to the chest. Medics arrived and transported her to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.READ MORE: AAA Offers 'Tow To Go' Program During Memorial Day Weekend
Prosecutors say an argument between Barks and Sinkey escalated and Barks allegedly fired a gun, fatally wounding the victim before fleeing the scene.
A probable cause conference is scheduled for March 16.MORE NEWS: Holiday Travel And Gas: What To Expect At The Pump
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