Detroit soldier shot and killed by best friend in Alaska - Los Angeles News | FOX 11 LA KTTV

Detroit soldier shot and killed by best friend in Alaska

Posted: Updated:
Jawaun Collins (left) and Joshua Corona (right) Jawaun Collins (left) and Joshua Corona (right)
Jawaun Collins Jawaun Collins
DETROIT (WJBK) -

Joshua Jordan Corona is being held at an Alaska jail, charged with second-degree murder for allegedly shooting Jawaun Collins while they were drinking early Sunday morning.

Watch Taryn Asher's full video report above.

The two army men met in basic training and were stationed together in Alaska. According to police, Corona was drunk and put a gun to Collin's head as a joke, not knowing there were bullets in the gun.

Collins funeral is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Church of our Father Baptist Church on East 7 Mile Road in Detroit.

His mother says she plans to bury her son and then travel to Alaska to find out what exactly happened to her son, and to make sure the person responsible pays for what he did.

  • Taryn AsherTaryn AsherMore>>

  • Family of man who died at local concert defending suspect

    Family of man who died at local concert defending suspect

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-08-20 12:00:39 GMT
    The son of a 55-year-old Westland man who died after an alleged assault at a concert said the 15-year-old teen being investigated is not to blame.
    The son of a 55-year-old Westland man who died after an alleged assault at a concert said the 15-year-old teen being investigated is not to blame.
  • Brazen gas station bandit caught on camera

    Brazen gas station bandit caught on camera

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-08-19 03:50:06 GMT
    St. Clair Shores are asking for your help identifying a brazen armed robber who was caught on tape.
    St. Clair Shores are asking for your help identifying a brazen armed robber who was caught on tape.
  • Ficano talks about primary loss and his future

    Ficano talks about primary loss and his future

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 8:37 PM EDT2014-08-07 00:37:06 GMT
    The primary results are in and Wayne County Executive Bob Ficano will soon be out. He spoke to Fox 2's Taryn Asher about his primary loss and the future.
    The primary results are in and Wayne County Executive Bob Ficano will soon be out. He spoke to Fox 2's Taryn Asher about his primary loss and the future.
Powered by WorldNow

KTTV FOX 11
1999 S. Bundy Dr.
Los Angeles CA 90025

Main: (310) 584-2000
News Tips? (310) 584-2025

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices