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Prosecutor to announce whether she'll seek charges in Detroit-area porch shooting

  • In this Nov. 8, 2013 file photo is the front cover of a funeral program for 19-year-old Renisha McBride from a service at House of Prayer & Praise Cathedral in Detroit. Prosecutors announced Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 that they have scheduled a news conference Friday in Detroit to announce whether they'll charge a suburban Detroit homeowner in the shooting death of McBride. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Brian Kaufman) DETROIT NEWS OUT; NO SALES;The Associated Press

  • FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2013, file photo, Siwatu-Salama Ra, 22, of Detroit, speaks to the crowd during a rally to protest the shooting death of Renisha McBride at the Dearborn Heights, Mich., Justice Center. Prosecutors announced Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 that they have scheduled a news conference Friday in Detroit to announce whether they'll charge a suburban Detroit homeowner in the shooting death of McBride. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Kimberly P. Mitchell) DETROIT NEWS OUT; NO SALESThe Associated Press

A lawyer for the family of a woman shot to death on a suburban Detroit porch says the homeowner should have dialed 911 before pulling the trigger.

Gerald Thurswell says police arrived within two minutes of when the Dearborn Heights man called 911 after shooting Renisha McBride.

Prosecutor Kym Worthy plans to announce Friday morning whether she'll seek charges against the homeowner in the Nov. 2 shooting.

An autopsy released this week ruled McBride died of a gunshot wound to her face. A toxicology report released Thursday showed she had alcohol and marijuana in her system.

The report provides some information about the circumstances of a shooting in which few details have been released.

But Thurswell said the report has no bearing on the case as far as he's concerned.