Garden City Senior Charged in Double Non-Fatal Shooting

GARDEN CITY, MI – Phillip Joseph Demouy, 75-years-old, of Garden City, has been charged in connection with two non-fatal shootings.

On September 16, 2019 at approximately 11:01 a.m., Garden City police officers were dispatched to a location in the 180 block of Belton in Garden City in response to a shooting. Upon arrival, the officers located a 62-year-old Garden City man who was a non-fatal shooting victim outside of the location.

He was initially treated by EMS medical technicians before being transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Officers then learned of a second non-fatal shooting victim inside the residence who is the defendant’s caregiver. The 42-year-old Garden City woman was located and transported to a local hospital for treatment of her injuries. The 62-year-old man who was first found outside of the home is the uncle to the 42-year-old caregiver.

Phillip Demouy was taken into custody at the scene and was also transported to a local hospital for unrelated treatment.

It is alleged that Phillip Demouy fired a weapon and shot his caregiver and her uncle.

Demouy has been charged with two counts of Assault With Intent to Murder, two counts of Assault With Intent to Do Great Bodily Harm, two counts of Felonious Assault and four counts of Felony Firearm.

A hospital arraignment was held today. The Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for September 30, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.; the Preliminary Examination is scheduled for October 7, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Both hearings are before Judge Richard Hammer in 21st District Court. The defendant received a $300,000 cash/surety/10% bond.

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