Murder Charges Laid in Hall Ave Shooting

Two men have been charged with first degree murder after a shooting in Windsor.

Patrol officers were called to a residence in the 300 block of Hall Avenue for a report of an injured person on Saturday, Sept. 8 at about 1:35 a.m.

The victim, 18-year-old Darrion Moffatt, passed away Monday afternoon.

The Windsor Police Service Major Crimes Branch has been actively investigating this homicide case.


Windsor Police Services hold the scene at a home on Hall Ave. between Wyandotte St. E. and Riverside Dr. after an unidentified person was taken to hospital on Saturday Sept. 8, 2018. (Photo by AM800's Gord Bacon)

On Wednesday, members of Windsor police attended a hotel located in the 2500 block of Ouellette Avenue.

Members of the Windsor Police Emergency Services Unit and the Provincial Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) Squad arrested three men without incident.


Windsor Police arrest suspects outside of the Howard Johnson Hotel on Ouellette Ave. on Wednesday September 12, 2018. ( Rob Hindi / AM800 News )

After further investigation, two of the suspects were released with no charges.

Raul Huezo, an 18-year-old man from Windsor and Cody Kennedy, a 19-year-old man from Windsor who had been arrested in relation to this investigation on Sept. 8, are both charged with first degree murder.

Huezo is also charged with aggravated assault following the stabbing of a good samaritan downtown in early August.

Investigators are not currently seeking any other suspects.

Moffatt's death is the seventh homicide in the City of Windsor this year. 

The homicide remains under active investigation by the Major Crimes Branch.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Windsor Police Service at 519-255-6700 ext. 4830, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS), or online at