Former Michigan State University basketball star Keith Appling has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with a May 22 shooting in Detroit, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said Monday.

Appling, 29, of Detroit is charged in the fatal shooting of Clyde Edmonds, 66, on the front lawn of Edwards' home in the 13200 block of Whitcomb. His wife is the first cousin of Appling’s mother, according to the Prosecutor's Office.

The other charges include felon in possession of a firearm and felony firearm. 

Appling's girlfriend, Natalie Brooks Banister, 28, of Jackson also has been charged in connection with the case.