Floyd Darnell Nix, 35 (DOB: 7/5/91)* of Roseville, MI has been charged with First Degree Murder, Felony Firearm and Felon in Possession of a Firearm in connection with the fatal shooting of Jeremaine Tilmon, 39, of Detroit.
On November 3, 2016 at approximately 2:30 a.m., Tilmon was standing talking in front of his long time friendâ€™s house in the 3600 block of Chatsworth Tilmon had a brief encounter with Nix when it is alleged that Nix shot Tilmon while he was unarmed and holding both his hands up in the air. Tilmon was known as a Ceasefire advocate in Detroit and was the stepfather to Davontae Sanford.
The defendant was arraigned remanded to jail today. His probable cause conference is on November 15, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. and his preliminary examination is on November 23, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. before Judge Lydia Nance Adams. His photograph is attached.
*Note: Defendantâ€™s date of birth is reported in the police report on the Tilmon case as 7/5/91 however other records list it as 7/5/81.