ROMULUS, MI – Kalin Karvelis, 25-years-old, of Huron Township, is being charged in connection with the fatal shooting of his mother, Julie Lee Karvelis, 53-years-old, and the non-fatal shooting of his father, Victor Karvelis.
On February 26th, 2021, Huron Township police were called to the Karvelis home in the 38020 block of New Boston Street at approximately 8:00 a.m., when an off- duty police officer who is a neighbor saw Kalin Karvelis and the elder Mr. Karvelis outside. The suspect had a knife in his hand making stabbing motions at his father.
The off-duty officer armed with his service weapon ordered the Kalin Karvelis to drop the weapon and to get down on the ground. He secured the suspect until the police arrived at 8:05 a.m. He was subsequently arrested by the Huron Township Police.
The officers entered the family home where they found Mrs. Karvelis in the front of the home suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. Medical assistance was rendered, but Mrs. Karvelis succumbed to her wound. Mr. Karvelis was non- fatally shot in the neck and he was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
It is alleged that Kalin Karvelis went over to his parents home and fatally shot his mother and shot his father and tried to stab him with a knife. He has been charged with First Degree Murder, Assault with Intent to Murder and two counts of Felony Firearm.
Kalin Karvelis is expected to be arraigned this morning at 9:00 a.m. 34th District Court in Romulus.