Prosecutor Reviewing Case Evidence in Fatal Stabbing at Taylor Knights of Columbus Hall [Updated]

TAYLOR, MI – The Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office is reviewing a Petition for a 16-year-old juvenile male suspect in connection with the Saturday July 6th, 2019, fatal stabbing of a 17-year-old man from Detroit that occurred at a graduation party. Cameron Petty

The victim has been identified on social media as 17-year-old Cameron Petty of Detroit.

Police stated that 17-year-old Cameron Petty was stabbed to death after a large fight broke out at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Taylor on Saturday.

Four people were injured in the fight. One of those being Cameron Petty who died from his injuries. Last word was that two of the other victims were in the hospital in critical condition. The other individual was treated and released.

Taylor police arrested two teen suspects in connection to the stabbings. Investigators executed search warrants at a location in Southgate related to the incident. One of the suspects was bragging about the murder on social media. The teen who created the post was allegedly bragging and taking credit for the stabbing of four people outside of the Knights of Columbus in Taylor.

A 16-year-old suspect is being held in the Wayne County Juvenile Detention Facility. A decision in the case will be determined on July 12th, 2019.   Under Michigan juvenile law the prosecution may take up to five days to review the facts and evidence to make a charging decision in a homicide case.

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