Eastpointe man charged in deadly grad party shooting in Roseville

18-year-old Clinton Township man killed

ROSEVILLE, Mich. – A 20-year-old Eastpointe man is charged with second degree murder in connection with a deadly shooting this past weekend at a graduation party in Roseville.

Amer Mongogna faces several charges including murder in the second degree, felony firearm, assault with intent to murder, felony firearm weapons violation, and carrying a concealed weapon. If convicted, he could face life in prison. 

Mongogna was arraigned Wednesday afternoon (watch above) and is being held without bond. He is scheduled to be back in court Aug. 23. 

ORIGINAL REPORT: Eastpointe man arrested in connection with fatal graduation party shooting in Roseville

Luke Filary, 18, of Clinton Township, was shot and killed at his cousin's graduation party early Sunday morning. A 20-year-old Eastpointe man was taken into custody hours after the shooting. 

Police said a handgun believed to have been used in the incident was recovered from a home in St. Clair Shores.

The graduation party was held at a home near 12 Mile and Hayes roads.

Group leaves, returns

Roseville police said four people were asked to leave the party after they were involved in an argument. The group returned a while later and one person started shooting at the home. Filary was struck and rushed to a hospital where he died. 

"Really good guy," said friend Gelos Wright. "He doesn't deserve that. His family doesn't deserve that, at all."

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