Detroit security guard who shot couple in store parking lot charged
Detroit — A security guard arrested Sunday for shooting two people at a store on the city's west sidehas been charged in the incident, officials said.
Cedric Lynn Windom, 59, of Detroit was formally charged Tuesday in 36th District Court in Detroit with two counts of assault with intent to murder, two counts of assault with intent to do great bodily harm and four counts of possession of a firearm during a felony.
A magistrate set his bond at $500,000 and scheduled his next court appearance for Oct. 17.
If convicted, he faces up to life in prison for the assault with intent to murder charges.
Police say at about 6:05 p.m. Tuesday Windom shot a 44-year-old woman and 46-year-old man in the parking lot of a market in the 17600 block of Joy Road, east of the Southfield Freeway.
The shooting was sparked by an argument between Windom and the woman in a checkout line, according to authorities.
Investigators said the female victim spoke with her boyfriend as she was leaving and he arrived at the store.
Police said Windom followed the couple out of the store, pointed a gun at the man, fired and wounded him. Next, he allegedly pointed the gun at the woman and shot her.
Officers arrested Windom at the store. Meanwhile, medics took the couple to a hospital to be treated.