Two charged in Heights murder

HEIGHTS – Two Detroit men have been charged with the homicide of a Dearborn Heights man during an alleged home invasion Sept. 14.

Antonnie O’Neil Ray, 19 was arraigned at 20th District Court Sept. 20. after allegedly shooting homeowner Moshin Jaber-Hassoun Al-Uglah, 40. His alleged accomplice, Amaar Kadhim-Shudayer Al-Saady, 34, of Detroit, was arraigned Sept. 22 at the same court.

A preliminary examination of the evidence against both men is scheduled for 9 a.m. Wednesday.

According to Wayne County Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy, about 8 p.m. Sept. 14, Ray and Al-Saady entered Al-Uglah’s house in the 20400 block of Brooklawn armed with weapons and robbed him, his wife and his brother at gunpoint. His children also were present. During the alleged robbery, they allegedly shot Al-Uglah in the neck then fled the scene.

Officers responded to the scene following a 911 call at 8:39 p.m. Ray and the alleged accomplice were arrested after an investigation by the Dearborn Heights and Detroit police departments.

According to published reports, Dearborn Heights police have said an outstanding debt between the two men could have been a possible motive.

Both men face charges of felony murder, home invasion, armed robbery, unlawful imprisonment, felonious assault, assault with intent to commit great bodily harm, and felony firearm possession.

— Andrea Poteet