Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Kalin Karvelis,25 (DOB: 06/08/1995), of Huron Township in connection with the fatal shooting of his mother, Julie Lee Karvelis, 53, and the non-fatal shooting of his father, Victor Karvelis.
On February 26, 2021, the police were called to the Karvelis home in the 38020 block of New Boston Street at approximately 8:00 a.m., when an off- duty police officer neighbor saw the defendant and the elder Mr. Karvelis outside. The defendant had a knife in his hand making stabbing motions at his father. The off-duty officer armed with his service weapon ordered the defendant to drop the weapon and to get down on the ground. He secured the defendant until the police arrived at 8:05 a.m. The defendant was subsequently arrested by the Huron Township Police.
The officers entered the family home where they found Mrs. Karvelis in the front of the home suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. Medical assistance was rendered, but Mrs. Karvelis succumbed to her wound. Mr. Karvelis was non-fatally shot in the neck and he was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
It is alleged that the defendant went over to his parents' home and fatally his mother and shot his father and tried to stab him with a knife.He has been charged with First Degree Murder, Assault with Intent to Murder and two counts of Felony Firearm.
The defendant was arraigned and remanded to jail this morning. His Probable Cause Conference is on March 10. 2021 at 8:30 a.m. in 34th District Court. Please request a photograph of the defendant from the Huron Township Police Department.
*The charges are allegations and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.