Man charged in triple homicide, shootout

Holly Fournier
The Detroit News

A 23-year-old Southgate man is expected to be arraigned Monday on murder and assault charges after three people were found dead and another was injured in a shooting on Detroit's west side.

Demaro Devone Horne allegedly kicked in the door to a home around 6:10 a.m. Saturday on the 16600 block of Rutherford, police said. He opened fire, killing a 60-year-old male, a 43-year-old female and a 23-year-old male.

As he left the scene, he engaged in a shootout with a fourth victim, a 27-year-old man, according to authorities. Both were injured in the shootout, police said.

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Officers responding to a 911 call found the injured man in front of the residence, according to the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office. Inside, they found the three deceased victims. The injured man was taken to a hospital where he was listed in stable condition.

Horne was arrested at a hospital while seeking treatment for a gunshot wound, police said.

He has been charged with three counts open murder, two counts assault with intent to murder, one count first degree home invasion, one count felon in possession of a firearm and one count felony firearm.

Police did not release a suspected motive in the shooting.

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