Cincinnati triple murder suspect shot after opening fire on Detroit police, chief says

Suspect wanted for triple homicide, 2 attempted murders

DETROIT – A man wanted for a triple homicide and two attempted murders in Cincinnati was shot by officers in Detroit, police said.

Detroit police located the suspect at the Rivertown Inn & Suites on Monday in the area of Jefferson Avenue and Rivard Street.

Officers planned to approach the suspect as he exited the hotel around 9:50 a.m. Police said that when the suspect saw officers he made his way to a parked vehicle and then opened fire on officers.

Detroit Police Chief James Craig said that officers shot back at the suspect, who was struck several times. The suspect, Chandra Moore, 55, is listed in critical condition, according to police. He was transported to a hospital and is being treated.

Police recovered three handguns, one semi-automatic gun and two revolvers. No officers were injured.

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Chandra Moore (Cincinnati Police Department)

Warrant for Chandra Moore

Cincinnati police said that there is an active warrant for murder and felonious assault for Moore.

Moore is accused of killing 33-year-old Timothy Dugar, 35-year-old Andrew Wesley and 28-year-old Brittany Wagoner. Wagoner was Moore’s wife. He is also accused of injuring a 17-year-old boy and a 51-year-old man.

Cincinnati police reached out to the Detroit police to let them know that Moore had fled to Detroit and as at the Rivertown Inn & Suites.


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