By SUE SUCHYTA
Sunday Times Newspapers
LINCOLN PARK – Robert William Antosz, 52, of Lincoln Park was arraigned July 14 for the non-fatal July 12 shooting of a 55-year-old Flat Rock man and a 55-year-old Flat Rock woman.
In the past, Antosz was in a relationship with the woman. She was not injured.
It is alleged that on the night of July 12, Antosz broke into the couple’s residence and fire a shotgun at them. Antosz then allegedly ran after the man and fired at him again, shooting him in the back.
Flat Rock firefighters transported the male victim to a local hospital for treatment.
Flat Rock police officers saw Antosz leave the 24080 block of Chippewa Drive in a mobile home park in Flat Rock about 7:46 p.m. A brief vehicle chase ensued before Antosz was apprehended near eastbound Gibraltar Road and I-75.
Antosz was 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 fleeing and eluding.
He was arraigned July 14 in 33rd District Court in Woodhaven, and was given a $300,000 cash/surety bond with a GPS tether.
A probable cause conference is scheduled for 10 a.m. July 26, and the preliminary examination of the evidence against Antosz is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Aug. 2 in Woodhaven.
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said serious, assaultive domestic violence continues to plague Wayne County.
“They have been escalating and becoming more violent,” she said. “If you or someone you know are victims of domestic violence, or if you recognize the signs, please take advantage of the following resources,” she said, referring to waynecounty.com/elected/prosecutor/domestic-violence-unit-faq.aspx, and waynecounty.com/elected/prosecutor/domestic-violence-unit.aspx.