Alleged Dirty Look Leads to More Tragedy
While authorities try to figure out what led to the shooting death of Aiyana Jones, what is know is they were brought to the house in search of Chauncey Lewis Owens, a man suspected of gunning down a seventeen-year-old boy in a liquor store parking lot, allegedly for looking at him the wrong way
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy authorized a murder warrant Wednesday against the man police were seeking when they killed Aiyana Stanley Jones while raiding her home early Sunday.
Chauncey Louis Owens, 34, of Detroit will be arraigned today on charges of first-degree murder, being a four-time felony offender and gun charges in connection with Friday's shooting death of 17-year-old Southeastern High School senior Jerean Blake.
"The death of Jerean Blake is as senseless as it can get," Worthy said. "The allegations are that the defendant killed the 17-year-old high school student because he looked at the defendant the wrong way."
Blake was shot in front of numerous witnesses in a parking lot on Mack Avenue near St. Jean.
Owens was arrested early Sunday in an upstairs flat at a duplex about two blocks from the store, where members of the Detroit Police Special Response Team simultaneously entered a downstairs unit where Aiyana, three of her young siblings and six adults were sleeping.