Man from Macomb County Charged with Nearly Two Dozen Felonies in Detroit Shooting Rampage

Detroit, Michigan – A tragic shooting incident in August 2022 has led to a 32-year-old man from Macomb County facing nearly two dozen felonies. Jony Saad Alatto is accused of multiple charges in connection with a violent armed robbery in a Detroit home, resulting in the deaths of three individuals and injuries to two others.

The shooting, which took place near the intersection of Saratoga and Gratiot avenues, claimed the lives of 76-year-old John Coffie Jr., 55-year-old Alphonso Henry, and 41-year-old Morriss Campbell Jr. While Campbell was found dead at the scene, Coffie and Henry succumbed to their injuries after being rushed to a hospital. Two women, aged 55 and 33, were also injured but survived the attack.

Alatto was formally charged with three counts of felony murder, two counts of assault with intent to murder, five counts of armed robbery, one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm, and 11 counts of felony firearm. Following his arrest, he was denied bail and remanded to jail pending further legal proceedings.

Scheduled to appear in court for a preliminary examination on June 14, Alatto could potentially face a life sentence if convicted on all charges. The community remains shocked and saddened by the tragic events that unfolded during the armed robbery, highlighting the devastating impact of gun violence on innocent lives.

Law enforcement officials are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting, aiming to bring justice to the victims and their families. The incident serves as a stark reminder of the importance of addressing crime and violence in communities to prevent similar tragedies from occurring in the future.