By BOB OLIVER
DEARBORN – The Dearborn man accused of shooting a 60-year-old man in an apartment last month was arraigned Feb. 28 on four charges in the Wayne County Circuit Court and will face trial in late spring.
Qais Mohamed Salem, 26, appeared before Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Michael Hathaway on the charges of with assault with intent to murder, assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder, assault with a dangerous weapon (felonious assault) and weapons felony firearm.
Salem is scheduled to appear before Hathaway for a final conference at 9 a.m. April 18. A jury trial is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. May 19.
Bond, which was set by 19th District Court Judge Sam Salamey at $100,000 10 percent with conditions — Salem must be fitted with a GPS tether and cannot contact the victim — continued by Hathaway.
According to a press release from the Police Department, officers were notified of a shooting at an apartment in the 1800 block of Wyoming Avenue about 11 p.m Feb. 9. They arrived on the scene and found the victim wounded by a single gunshot.
He was taken to a local hospital where he was treated and listed in stable condition.
Police believe that Salem and the victim are acquainted.
Dearborn police arrested Salem Feb. 13, andhe was arraigned before Salamey, who originally set bond at $1 million cash before lowering it at the request of Salem’s attorney.
Salem appeared for a preliminary examination before Salamey Feb. 21 but waived his right to the proceeding and was bound over to the circuit court.
(Bob Oliver can be reached at [email protected])