Suspect in deadly Pontiac shooting arrested near Toledo


PONTIAC, Mich. – A convicted murderer wanted in a fatal shooting on Pontiac was taken into custody by the US Marshals on Saturday.

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Michael Jerome Davis, 65, of Pontiac, has been identified by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office as being involved in the April 14 shooting that killed Franklin Delano Fleming Jr. and injured a Township of Waterford woman.

Authorities said Davis was arrested without incident at a motel near Toledo.

Police said Davis had been identified as the shooter by another victim. They believe he was the only gunman involved.

“We appreciate our partnership with the United States Marshals and are happy to have this suspicious murder in custody,” Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard said. “Having murdered someone before this incident, he clearly represents a huge danger to the community. Our hearts go out to the families and friends of the victim.

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According to the sheriff’s office, Davis was previously convicted of aggravated murder in Ohio in 1984 and then convicted of murder while in jail in 1991. He was granted parole from Ohio in 2006.

AFTER: Oakland County News

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