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1 Arrested, 3 Suspected in Kochville Twp Shooting

Police have arrested a 16-year-old from Saginaw in connection to a shooting in Kochville Township on October 10th.

Gregory Smith III appeared in Saginaw County District Court for arraignment on 1 count of open murder, 2 counts of assault with intent to murder, and 3 counts of felony firearm after being his involvement in the drive-by shooting of 21-year-old Darius Jackson.

Saginaw County Sheriff’s deputies, who were in the parking lot of the Kochville Target store, found a number of brass 9-millimeter casings near the area Trautner Drive and Bay Road where the incident occured.

Two gunshot victims arrived at Covenant Healthcare’s emergency room a short time later.

The victims had been at the Home-2-Suites hotel and were heading west on Trautner when the suspect vehicle came up behind them and started shooting.

A 22-year-old front seat passenger was not hit, but the 17-year-old driver was grazed on the head in addition to Jackson being hit in the back seat.

Police are is still looking for a number of suspects believed to be involved in the case.

If you recognize any of the possible suspects in the photo above, you can contact the Saginaw County Sheriff’s office at 989-790-5456; or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-422 JAIL to remain anonymous.



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