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Illinois man charged for shooting his former girlfriend in Saginaw

SAGINAW, MI - A man from Illinois, 63-year-old #WillieAllen, has been formally charged in connection with a fatal shooting incident that took place in Saginaw on Memorial Day.

Allen allegedly drove more than 300 miles from his home in Illinois to Saginaw to open fire on his ex-girlfriend, 47-year-old #KenyaCollins, at a Memorial Day gathering she was attending. After the shooting, Allen is believed to have taken Collins from the house and driven away in his SUV.

When surrounded by police, Allen allegedly killed Collins. He is now held in the #SaginawCounty Jail without bond and charged with murder. If convicted, he may never return to his home state.

This tragic incident has left the community in shock and mourning. The Saginaw Police Department is actively investigating the case and is urging anyone with information to come forward.

This is a developing story, and updates will be provided as more information becomes available. Our thoughts are with the victim’s family and friends during this incredibly difficult time.

Writer: @leahgordone 📷: Facebook — Follow more at #BlackGirlNews @itsblackgirlnews 


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