Detroit man charged with murdering family members to undergo competency hearing

Published On: Feb 28 2013 01:04:55 PM EST
Updated On: Feb 28 2013 01:06:15 PM EST

WDIV, ClickOnDetroit.com

Ferdarius Shine was charged with two counts of first-degree murder, three counts of assault with intent to murder and one count of felony firearm. He was accused of killing his grandmother, aunt and injuring his 7-year-old daughter when he shot the three of them at a Detroit home.

DETROIT -

A 28-year-old Detroit man who is accused of killing two of his family members and critically wounding his own 7-year-old daughter has been ordered to undergo a competency hearing to determine whether he is mentally fit to stand trial. The hearing is scheduled for May 2.

Ferdarius Shine is charged with two counts of first-degree murder, three counts of assault with intent to murder and one count of felony firearm.

Shine is accused of opening fire on his family after talking about Satan, God and the devil.

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His mother told police Shine was "possessed." Sources say he left the house screaming, "The Devil made me do it."

Shine's aunt, Santangela Williams, and his grandmother, Geraldine Bates, were killed.

His young daughter suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

Shine turned himself in at an area hospital the next morning.

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