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Man charged in fatal shooting of 2 women at Detroit senior home due in court for arraignment

Police swarm the scene after two women were gunned down around 5:45 p.m. Sunday,  Oct. 20, 2013 at the Pablo Davis Elder Living Center in Detroit, Mich. A 65-year-old man who lives at the senior center was in custody Sunday after police said he shot and killed two women that he blamed for a breakup with his girlfriend. (AP Photo/The Detroit News Ricardo Thomas)DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT

Police swarm the scene after two women were gunned down around 5:45 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 at the Pablo Davis Elder Living Center in Detroit, Mich. A 65-year-old man who lives at the senior center was in custody Sunday after police said he shot and killed two women that he blamed for a breakup with his girlfriend. (AP Photo/The Detroit News Ricardo Thomas)DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT  (The Associated Press)

A 66-year-old man charged with fatally shooting two women at a Detroit home for senior citizens is due in court.

The Wayne County prosecutor's office charged Mike Reda on Tuesday with two counts of first-degree murder and other felonies. He's scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday morning in a Detroit courtroom.

Reda was arrested shortly after the Sunday slayings of 59-year-old Deborah Socia and 61-year-old Maria Gonzalez at the Pablo Davis Elder Living Center on the city's southwest side. He also lived there.

There's no attorney listed for him.

Authorities say the victims were friends of a woman who'd broken off a relationship with Reda, and he believed they were responsible for the breakup.

Police also say Reda held a man at gunpoint, but he was able to escape.