Democrat State Senator Virgil Smith has now been charged withdomestic violence, felonious assault and other charges in connection with a shooting incident involving his ex-wife at his Detroit home.
Wayne County Michigan Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced the charges Tuesday.
Smith, 35, also is charged with malicious destruction of property and felony firearm.
He was arraigned Tuesday afternoon and received a $25,000 bond (10 percent). He is scheduled to be back in court May 22 for a probable cause hearing.
Worthy said Smith, who represents the fourth district, allegedly fired several shots from a rifle into his ex-wife's Mercedes around 1 a.m. Sunday outside his home on Wexford Street.
The Michigan State Senator has been removed from committees and relieved of caucus duties.