Three men have now been charged in the drive-by shooting death of a Battle Creek man on August 9th.

23 year old Dezmen Jones and 22 Year Old Jermaine Jones of Battle Creek, and 20 year old Jalin Cannon of Ypsilanti were arraigned Monday in the death of Breon Williams.  All three are charged with open murder, with Dezmen facing additional charges of felony firearm, carrying a dangerous weapon illegally and concealed carry.

Breon Williams was standing on the sidewalk near Hanover Street and Walters Avenue, around 3 AM, August 9th, when a car containing the suspects drove by, shooting at Williams and striking him in the chest. He was later pronounced dead.

Detectives say that a motive is not clear at this time, but that  “there were past incidents and confrontations” between the victim and suspects.