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Monroe Co. sheriff: Men wanted for questioning in girl's attempted murder turn themselves in

Authorities sought the public's help to locate the men after the Feb. 1 shooting. Austin Watkins turned himself in Monday. Kelvin Harris turned himself in Wednesday.

MONROE COUNTY, Michigan — Editor's note: The above report aired Feb. 5, 2021.

Two men wanted for questioning in relation to the attempted murder of a teenage girl in Monroe County have turned himself in.

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office was searching for two men in relation to the same case, involving a shooting on Feb. 1 in Frenchtown Township.

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Austin Watkins turned himself in to the Monroe Co. Sheriff's Office on Feb. 4 and Kelvin Harris turned himself in Feb. 10. Both were jailed on outstanding warrants.

Along with the teenage girl who was critically injured in the shooting, another teenage girl sustained minor injuries from a bullet graze.

Harris has a warrant for three counts of possession with intent to deliver narcotics. 

Credit: Monroe County Sheriff
Kelvin Harris

Watkins had a warrant out for absconder, which is issued when a probationer or parolee fails to report to their assigned probation or parole office.

Credit: Monroe County Sheriff's Office
Austin Watkins

Anyone with information about the investigation is asked to contact the Monroe County Sheriff's Detective Bureau at 734-240-7530.


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