MOUNT CLEMENS, MI – Further details have been released in the murder of a 24-year-old Clinton Township Man in Mount Clemens early Thursday morning.
On Thursday July 5th, 2018, at approximately 12:20am, the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office received two 911 calls regarding shots fired/possible person shot in the area of Court and Clemens Streets in Mt. Clemens.
Deputies were on scene within two minutes and located no victims.
The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office received a call from McLaren Macomb Hospital that two gunshot victims had been brought in. Charlie McGowan, 24-years-old, of Clinton Township, was pronounced deceased from a gun shot wound to the stomach area.
The woman was treated for a gun shot wound to the leg. Both victims were transported to the hospital in two different vehicles. She was transported by her boyfriend.
The victims are acquaintances to one another and were both attending a block style party at the Court and Clemens Street location. Charlie McGowan is believed to have been shot while standing in the street and the woman was shot while she was in a vehicle.
Seventeen spent casings were located at the scene from three different caliber weapons. A vehicle in question has been located and is being processed.
Investigators are attempting to locate three persons of interest for questioning. Their names are not being released at this time. It is believed that one of these persons has had past history with Charlie McGowan.
Macomb County Detectives have been working through the night and will continue to investigate this incident. There will be extra patrols in the area. It is believed that several people at this party witnessed this shooting but have not been cooperative in providing information.
The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information to contact their Detective Bureau at 586-307-9358 or contact Crime Stoppers.