Man accused of killing 2 women dies in police standoff

The Detroit News

Authorities say the suspect in the fatal shootings of two women in Detroit has been killed during a standoff with police at a suburban hotel.

After an hours-long standoff Monday at a Romulus hotel, Pablo Medina has been shot dead. Police say he was shot after coming out of a storage closet and confronting officers with a handgun.

Romulus police say Medina worked at the hotel but had been fired, and had been hiding our at the Embassy Suites at 8600 Wickham Rd.

Medina's alleged victims, aged 45 and 27, were killed around 2:50 a.m. Saturday on the 8000 block of Cahalan, police said Saturday. The suspect recently learned his 45-year-old estranged wife was filing, or had recently filed for divorce, and confronted the woman at her new home.

Pablo Medina

Two women killed in southwest Detroit

Police allege he pulled out a gun and began firing shots as the women arrived at the location.

The 27-year-old woman and driver were fatally struck. Medina's estranged wife exited the car and attempted to run from the scene but she also was fatally shot.

Medina allegedly escaped in a silver or blue Chevy Camaro, which later was recovered.