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Detroit funeral home director charged in deadly shooting of family member

1 killed, 8 wounded in gunfire at party in Michigan
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Posted at 5:26 PM, Aug 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-12 22:53:58-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — A 37-year-old funeral home director is facing second-degree murder charges in the deadly shooting of his cousin.

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced charges against Major Clora, Jr., in the shooting death of his 58-year-old cousin.

The incident happened Aug. 10 at 10:42 a.m. in the parking lot of the Clora Funeral Home in the 5800 block of E. Seven Mile Road. When officers arrived and found the lifeless body of the 58-year-old, Clora was arrested.

An argument allegedly broke out between the two men and Clora pulled out a gun and shot the victim. Detectives are still investigating a motive behind the shooting.

Clora is charged with second-degree murder and felony firearm. He'll be arraigned Aug. 13 in 36th District Court.