Police release report on Ypsi shooting (Update1)

April 25, 2007 by  
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Officer cleared after internal investigation

(April 24, 2007) Ypsilanti Police Department have released a five page report on the shooting of David Ware on January 23, 2007. The report gives a detailed account of the incident including for the first time disclosing that Ware was shot three times. Officer Uriah Hamilton was cleared in the shooting death of Ware.

The report also makes significant mention of the Video “UNSIGNED Y-Town” from Midwest Entertainment, an Ypsilanti-based production company, as evidence in the report. Ware is alleged to have appeared in the video cooking crack cocaine and singing.

The first community meeting about the shooting was held on February 7th. Video of that meeting is available at YpsiNews.com. While a second community meeting has been discussed, there are no current plans for a meeting to discuss the report.

Update1 Posted April 24, 2007 8:24 PM Changed paragraph about Community Meeting. Harshberger approached Riverside Neighborhood Association to gauge interest in hosting a second community meeting. Riverside NA Executive Committee met and decided to not sponsor a second city wide meeting. No other community meeting is currently planned.

Original Posted April 24, 2007 5:02 PM

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