Shanty Davis, 19

Detroit, Michigan
May 12, 2005

Agencies: Oakland County Sheriff's Office Michigan | Southfield Police Department Michigan

Cause of death: Vehicular

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According to police and court records, detective Corey Bauman and other officers tried to stop a 2004 Dodge Ram pickup truck at around 9 p.m. as part of a narcotics investigation. The driver fled east on Eight Mile to the Southfield Freeway. Officers chased the truck into Detroit, where the truck ran a stop sign and hit a Ford Escort driven by Shanty Davis. She was killed in the crash. The two men in the truck were charged with second-degree murder.

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