A 19-year-old man is accused of killing his mother and her boyfriend, then barricading himself inside a Harper Woods home for hours.
Demond Thomas Burgen Jr. was charged Sunday with two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of felony firearm.
“Our thoughts are with the families of the victims at this time,” said Harper Woods Director of Public Safety Jason Hammerle.
The Harper Woods Police Department has taken one person into custody people after a woman was shot and the suspected gunman was holed up inside.
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Jonathan Welch, a 23-year-old Detroit man already charged with killing two people, has now been charged with the murder of his mother.
Jonathan Welch posted bond after being charged with torture and sexual assault of his ex-girlfriend in June. Two days after getting out, he would be involved in a domestic dispute that would leave three dead.
A woman who police said was stabbed by her own son during a violent crime spree, has died, according to her family - tying another death to Jonathan Welch, who was out after being released on a low bond.
"(The legal system is) definitely broken, they never should have never let him out," Breonna said.
One neighbor told FOX 2 that she had to keep the mother from laying down since "she had a knife in her back." It's one of several gruesome details from the stand-off with Harper Woods police.
A police call for domestic violence quickly escalated with officers arriving at the home were shot at by an armed gunman. When SWAT teams entered the home, they also found a fire that had been started in the upstairs room.
Authorities say the suspect shot at police before barricading himself inside a home.
The driver told police he was driving on I-94 near Vernier when his car was struck by gunfire.
Police believe that the suspect and victim knew each other.
A profanity-laced voicemail left for the Harper Woods School District was traced back to a city councilman who said it was his son.
Police are investigating after children were approached by strangers over the weekend in Harper Woods and St. Clair Shores.
Scammers are telling Harper Woods residents their water is contaminated then are showing up at their homes to install filters.
A St. Clair Shores man is accused of causing a fatal Harper Woods crash while driving drunk.
Officers were speaking with family when the man walked out onto the front porch. He then ran back into his house when police attempted to talk to him about the incident.
A man tried to rob two children at gunpoint as they walked home in Harper Woods.