Person of interest arrested in Detroit slayings at home where baby found alive, police say

Mark Hicks
The Detroit News

A person of interest has been arrested in connection with a double fatal shooting this week at a home in Detroit in which a baby was found unharmed, police announced Tuesday.

Investigators had earlier released a picture of the man, who surrendered to authorities after a city press conference on efforts to tackle violent crime, representatives said.

Police outside of 18003 Northlawn in Detroit on June 21, 3021.

The man, identified as a 32-year-old, was being held at the Washtenaw County Jail on a conditional release violation, records show. 

Detroit homicide detectives were expected to interview him by Wednesday, police said.

The development comes a day after authorities found two people dead in the 18000 block of Northlawn.

The victims, identified as a 31-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman, were shot, police said.

A baby at the home was found alive and appeared to be unharmed.

Police have not released other details in the case.