Shooting over shoes? Police float motive in triple homicide at Detroit coney

July 22, 2020, 11:08 AM


A gruesome triple homicide at a Detroit Coney Island may have been motivated by a pair of shoes.

Detroit police say the suspect said someone made a comment about his gym shoes that made him feel threatened before he opened fire Sunday at A Eagle's Coney Island on Dexter near Joy Road, WXYZ reports.

Mickey Douglas

Mickey Douglas, 25, is to be arraigned Wednesday for the killing of Carnell Watts, 24; Cortney Willis, 20; and Brian Jackson, 34.

Watts and Willis were stepbrothers. One of their cousins, Branden Mosley, 28, was also shot but survived. 

Read more:  WXYZ

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