Six people face charges in death of local teen - WNEM TV 5

Six people face charges in death of local teen

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SAGINAW, MI (WNEM) -

Six people now face charges for the death of a local teenager. 

Investigators said a Saginaw Township police officer was flagged down about 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31 outside the county jail on S. Harrison and Cass.

The officer found 17-year-old Deqauris Essex in a car with four other people. He had been shot and suffered life-threatening injuries.

The teen was taken to a local hospital where he passed away.

Police said the original shooting happened on Lyons Street, south of Mason Street in Saginaw.

Investigators announced Thursday, March 2 that six suspects, ranging in age from 15 to 28, will be charged in connection with his death. 

Their names and charges have not been released yet. 

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