Man, pregnant woman fatally shot in Southwest Detroit


WHY THEY CANNOT GET OUT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS IN TIME.>>WE BEGIN WITH BREAKING NEWS OF A SENSELESS TRAGEDY IN SOUTHWEST DETROIT THAT LEFT TWO PEOPLE DEAD. THANKS POSITIVE BEING WITH US FOR NEWS AT 11:00. SEVERAL SHOTS FIRED INTO A HOME IN SOUTHWEST DETROIT. KILLING TWO. AND INCLUDING A PREGNANT MOTHER.>>Anchor: POLICE HAVE NOT IDENTIFIED WHO THEY BELIEVE THE KILLER IS. BUT JASON COLTHORP ON SCENE WITH WORD THEY HAVE MADE TWO ARRESTS.>>Reporter: THEY HAVE. SCENE DOES NOT LOOK LIKE MUCH. NOW POLICE JUST CLEARED THIS ABOUT 15 MINUTES AGO. TWO WERE TAKEN INTO CUSTODY HERE TONIGHT. BUT POLICE DON’T BELIEVE EITHER ONE OF THEM WERE THE PERSON THAT PULLED THE TRIGGER. ONE OF THEM WAS PICKED UP ON ILLEGAL WEAPON VIOLATIONS AND ANOTHER ONE BECAME BELLIGERENT WHEN POLICE TRIED TO QUESTION HIM AT THIS HOME HERE BEHIND ME. AND POLICE SAY THE MAN THAT WAS THE KILLER HERE WALKED UP WITH A LONG GUN. FIRED SHOTS INTO THE HOME. KILLING THAT PREGNANT MOTHER OF TWO.>>DETROIT POLICE OFFICERS ARRIVED AT THIS HOME ON DEACON FIND TWO PEOPLE SHOT AND KILLED INSIDE. AND THEY SAY THE SHOOTER FIRED FROM OUTSIDE OF THE HOME.>>EVERYONE LOVED HER.>>ONE OF THE VICTIMS IS 29-YEAR-OLD SOPHIA WILSON. SHE HAD TWO CHILDREN AND WAS FOUR MONTHS PREGNANT WITH HER THIRD.>>SHE WAS THE BEST MOM. I JUST SAW HER EARLIER THIS MORNING. AS I SAW HER AT THE SCHOOL. I TOOK THE GRAND BABIES TO SCHOOL. AND AFTER THAT, WE WENT TO THE STORE SHOPPING. FOR THE LAST TIME.>>POLICE TOOK TWO PEOPLE INTO CUSTODY TONIGHT. INCLUDING SOPHIA’S BOYFRIEND THAT WAS NOT HOME WHEN THE SHOOTING HAPPENED. HER PARENTS HAD BEEN TRYING TO GET HER AWAY FROM THIS NEIGHBORHOOD AND BACK HOME.>>SHE WAS SUCH A LOVING AND CARING PERSONAL.>>POLICE WORKING FEW THEORIES ON MOTIVE BUT ONLY SAY THE HOUSE WAS DEFINITELY TARGETED BUT MAYBE NOT THE VICTIMS.>>I GO TO THESE ALMOST EVERY DAY. AND IT DOESN’T SIT WELL. ALL OF MY YEARS OUT HERE HAVE NOT SEEN ANYONE DIE FOR ANYTHING REALLY THAT I THOUGHT WAS WORTHY.>>YOU HEAR IT EVERY DAY. I LISTEN TO YOU ALL EVERY DAY. I NEVER THOUGHT IT WOULD BE OUR CHILD.>>EVERY DAY IS RIGHT. SOPHIA WILSON WAS ABOUT A WEEK FROM TURNING 30. SHE WAS ALSO JUST ABOUT TO FIND OUT IF SHE WOULD HAVE A BOY OR GIRL. AS FOR TWO KIDS SHE DID HAVE. NINE-YEAR-OLD AND FIVE-YEAR-OLD. SON AND DAUGHTER. PARENTS WILL CARE FOR THEM FROM NOW ON.

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