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Man guilty of homophobic murders of two young gay men and trans woman

Robinson could face life behind bars without the possibility of parole at sentencing

2020-03-18

A man has been found guilty this week, of murdering two gay men and trans woman in Detroit last year

Devon Kareem Robinson was found guilty first-degree premeditated murder, assault with intent to murder, and felony firearm 

It follows his trial that began last week, March 9 in Detroit's Wayne County Circuit Court.

At sentencing, Robinson could face life behind bars without the possibility of parole. That will happen on April 13.

Robinson shot Alunte Davis 21, Timothy Blancher 20 and Paris Cameron 20 in the living room of an east-side home after a party attended by about 15 people in the early morning of May 25 2019.

The Prosecutors and police say the victims were targeted for their sexual orientation, report Detroit News.

Prosecutors also allege Robinson shot and wounded two other people, one survivor testified in the trail about the horrific details of the shooting. They said there were so many bullets fired that the victims' blood seeped through the walls.

Survivors described hearing what they first thought were fireworks, from the dining room before they realised they were gunshots.

Robinson is said to have later left the home with a "blank" look on his face, said one of the survivors.