The federal agent who fatally shot 20-year-old Terrance Kellom on Monday was charged in 2008 for allegedly pointing his handgun at his wife's head, according to The Detroit News
The incident sparked a press conference and demonstration
near Kellom's home on Detroit's west side. Conflicting accounts have since emerged on what took place inside the home on the 9500 block of Evergreen: Kellom's father says he was unarmed at the time; police say he approached the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officer who shot him dead with a hammer.
ICE Officer Mitchell Quinn was criminally charged in February 2008 with assault with a dangerous weapon and felony firearm after "her husband pointed his department-issued weapon at her head during a fight about emails," according to the News
, citing minutes of the Detroit Board of Police Commissioners.
"I don't know what the truth is and I haven't discussed the matter with him," Quinn's ex-wife told the newspaper. "I just hope that, for everybody, justice can be had and that everybody heals. It's traumatic on both sides."
Charges were dismissed within a month, the News
Quinn is a decorated 12-year Detroit police veteran who joined ICE seven years ago, a spokesman told MT
An autopsy showed Kellom died of multiple gunshot wounds, the Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office said Tuesday. Spokesman Ryan Bridges said the examiner's office ruled Kellom's death a homicide, but declined to say how many gunshots entered his body, or where, citing policy.