Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Robert William Antosz, 52, (DOB: 02/25/1970), of Lincoln Park, in connection with the non-fatal shooting of a 55-year-old man and 55-year-old woman, both of Flat Rock. Defendant Antosz is the former boyfriend of the 55-year-old woman.
On July 12, 2022, at approximately 7:46 p.m., Flat Rock police officers were dispatched to the victims 'residence in the 24080 block of Chippewa for a reported shooting. Upon their arrival, officers observed Defendant Antosz leaving the scene. Officers pursued the defendant in a brief chase before apprehending him at eastbound Gibraltar Road and I-75.
It is alleged that Defendant Antosz broke into the victims' home and fired a shotgun at the couple. The female victim was not injured. It is further alleged that the defendant chased the male victim out of the home and fired the shotgun again, striking him in the back, non-fatally wounding him. Members of the Flat Rock Fire Department arrived on scene and transported the male victim to a local hospital for treatment.
Robert William Antosz has been charged with two counts of Assault with Intent to Murder, three counts of Felony Firearm, one count of First-Degree Home Invasion, and one count of ThirdDegree Fleeing and Eluding. *
He was arraigned this afternoon in 33rd District Court and given a $300,000 cash/surety bond with a GPS tether. The Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for July 26, 2022, at 10:00 a.m., and the Preliminary Examination is scheduled for August 2, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. Please request a photograph of the defendant from the Flat Rock Police Department.
"Incidents of serious, assaultive domestic violence continues to ravish our Wayne County communities. They have been escalating and becoming much more violent. Please, if you or someone else you know are victims of DV or if you recognize the signs, please take advantage of the following resources," said Prosecutor Kym Worthy.