TAYLOR, Mich. (WXYZ) - Two men were charged today in the home invasion and shooting during a home invasion in Taylor last Monday night.
Jeremy Jay Jones, 33, was charged with assault with intent to murder, armed robbery, home invasion, along with eight other charges. William Wayne Chaffin, 26, was charged with receiving and concealing stole property, felon in possession of a firearm, and two other charges. Both men are also from Taylor.
According to police, Jones allegedly broke into the home of 42-year-old John Joseph Henry, and was discovered by Henry while taking property. When Henry told Jones to drop the items and leave, Jones refused and is alleged to have fired a gun, shooting Henry in the head.
Henry's girlfriend was home during the shooting, and after Jones fled the house, she called 911, and Jones was transported to a local hospital. He is in critical condition.
Jones allegedly contacted Chaffin to assist him with the stolen property after the home invasion.
Taylor Police were able to identify Jones and Chaffin as suspects within 48 hours, thanks to the leads of neighbors in the area.