Man charged in Detroit-area shooting captured in Illinois
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a man facing murder and other charges in a shooting at a block-style party in suburban Detroit has been captured in suburban Chicago.
The Macomb County, Michigan, sheriff’s office says 25-year-old Perry Bernard Rouse Jr. was taken into custody Saturday at a motel in Harvey, Illinois. He’s being held pending extradition to Michigan. It wasn’t immediately known whether he had a lawyer.
Authorities say 17 spent shell casings from three weapons were found following the shooting about 12:20 a.m. Thursday in Mount Clemens. People had gathered for a Fourth of July celebration before the shooting.
Twenty-four-year-old Charlie McGowan of Clinton Township was shot and pronounced dead at a hospital. A 26-year-old woman suffered a leg wound. Prosecutors on Friday charged Rouse with first-degree murder, assault and three weapons offenses.