Attempted Murder and Suicide in Washington Township

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, MI – On Monday December 24th, 2018, at approximately 11:05PM, Macomb County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a residence on Cetnor Ct. for an attempted murder and suicide. The caller indicated that a man had shot a woman and then shot himself.Police-Line

Upon arrival, deputies located a 53-year-old white female with multiple gunshot wounds to her upper body. A 52-year-old man was also located with a single gunshot wound to the head. Both persons were transported to the hospital. The 52-year-old man was pronounced deceased and the female remains in critical condition.

Three adult males were also in the residence and were transported to the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office. It was indicated that the man and woman were arguing and the man shot the female before turning the gun on himself.

The male has been identified as Loris Costa, 52-years-old, of Washington Township.

The weapon has been recovered and it does not appear that any criminal charges will result from this incident.