Garden City man, 75, charged with shooting caregiver, her uncle

Sarah Rahal
The Detroit News

Garden City — A 75-year-old man was charged Wednesday with shooting his caregiver and her uncle, all three were taken to the hospital.

Phillip Demouy of Garden City was arraigned from the hospital Wednesday on two counts of assault with intent to murder, two counts of assault with intent to do great bodily harm, two counts of felonious assault and four counts of felony firearm, according to the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office. His bond was set at $300,000. 

Phillip Demouy

Prosecutors said police were called at 11:01 a.m. Monday in response to a shooting in the 180 block of Belton, near Cherry Hill and Inkster.

When they arrived, officers found a 62-year-old Garden City man who had been shot lying outside the house. He was treated by medics and taken to the hospital. 

Officers then found a 42-year-old Garden City woman who had been shot inside the residence. She also was taken to the hospital.

The police department then summoned the Western Wayne County Special Operations Team, a SWAT and hostage negotiation team. Authorities said the team negotiated a peaceful surrender 

Demouy was taken into custody at the scene and transported to the hospital for unrelated treatment, prosecutors said. 

His probable cause conference is scheduled for 9 a.m. Sept. 30 and his preliminary examination is set for 10 a.m. Oct. 7, both before Judge Richard Hammer in 21st District Court.

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