Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy has charged William M. Heard, 39, of Detroit with Open Murder, Assault with Intent to Murder, Armed Robbery, Carjacking and Felony Firearm. On January 3, 2013, at 4:34 a.m., police were dispatched to the front of a home in the 19300 block of Sunderland where a man was shot.

It is alleged that Heard shot, killed and carjacked the vehicle of cab driver Tyrone Hitchcock, 48, of Detroit. It is further alleged that Heard robbed and shot a 46-year-old Detroit female who was treated at a local hospital and survived.

Heard is expected to be arraigned today at 1:00 p.m. in 36th District Court.

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