Nightside Report June 16, 2021: Man taken into police custody, accused of killing daughter’s boyfriend; Michigan Legislature, Gov. Whitmer agree on budget, billions in federal aid packages passes

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Man arrested for shooting daughter's boyfriend in Harrison Township
Man arrested for shooting daughter's boyfriend in Harrison Township

Man taken into police custody, accused of killing daughter’s boyfriend in Harrison Township

DETROIT – A man is lodged at the Macomb County Jail after police claim he shot another man and tried to save him.

The victim was the boyfriend of the suspected gunman’s daughter.

Local 4 legal analyst Neil Rockind broke down the tragic shooting that happened early Wednesday morning in Harrison Township.

According to authorities, a 66-year-old man shot Jomarr Pye with a handgun at point blank range at about 1 a.m. and when deputies arrived at the Prentiss Apartments, they found the suspected gunman doing chest compressions on Pye.

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The latest: Michigan coronavirus cases up to 892,830; Death toll now at 19,578

Metro Detroit weather: High temperatures to return, severe weather threats on the horizon

Heat will be building as we head into the weekend. And storms will be returning to our backyard as well.

Click here to read the full forecast.

4 Fast Facts

  • Thieves in Harper Woods are stealing the airbags from Chevrolet Malibu vehicles. Click here to read more.
  • Livonia police said a DNA test returned without a match for a man who believed he was D’wan Sims, a missing child who was last seen at a Livonia mall more than 25 years ago. Click here to read more.
  • People gathered Wednesday morning outside Michigan Stadium to demand the University of Michigan launch a full investigation into the allegations of sexual abuse committed by the late Dr. Robert Anderson. Click here to read more.
  • Multiple organizations are making a serious case for reparations in the City of Detroit. Click here to read more.

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Michigan Legislature, Gov. Whitmer agree on budget, billions in federal aid packages passes

As the clock ticks, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Legislature appear ready to agree on spending federal money sent to the state as part of the COVID recovery efforts.

If they don’t come to an agreement, billions of dollars would be sent back to Washington, D.C.

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About the Author:

DeJanay Booth joined WDIV as a web producer in July 2020. She previously worked as a news reporter in New Mexico before moving back to Michigan.