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Central Michigan University Student Is Charged With Murdering His Parents With His Father’s Gun

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For all those who knew James Eric Davis Sr. and his wife, Diva, they were both “doting parents” to their son.

But tragically their 19-year-old teen is suspected of killing them both.

James Eric Davis Jr. has been charged with two counts of murder.

He was arrested after midnight on Friday after allegedly shooting his parents in his dorm room at Central Michigan University.

Authorities revealed they believe Davis Jr had an ‘overdose or bad reaction’ on Thursday night and was taken to the hospital.

He was discharged from the hospital on Friday morning, just before he allegedly shooting his parents dead at around 8.30am on the fourth floor of Campbell Hall.

His son allegedly got the gun from his father when they returned home from the hospital, according to NBC News.

No one else was injured.

The accused shooter was arrested just after midnight on Friday, following a day-long manhunt after he fled the crime scene on foot.

Davis Jr. was charged with two counts of murder and using a weapon on Saturday.

Central Michigan University confirmed on Twitter that the two victims were Davis’ parents, 47-year-old Diva Davis and 48-year-old James Eric Davis Sr Davis Sr.

Davis Sr worked as a police officer in Bellwood, Illinois, just west of Chicago.

News of the shooting has shocked the college student’s friends and neighbors.

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