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The Latest: Extradition pending in senior complex slayings

This photo provided by the Detroit Police Department shows James Fleming, a registered sex offender who is on the run after he attempted to rape a friend then fatally shot an unarmed security guard and a female resident, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, at the low-income senior housing complex where he lives, Detroit police said Wednesday. (Detroit Police Department via AP)

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on man arrested in fatal shootings of two people in Detroit senior housing complex (all times local):

2:30 p.m.

Prosecutors in Michigan say extradition proceedings are pending for a Detroit man charged with fatally shooting two people inside a senior citizens’ housing complex.

The Wayne County prosecutor’s office says 69-year-old James Fleming is being held Monday in Richmond, Virginia. Fleming surrendered to authorities there around midnight.

He is charged with two counts of first-degree murder, assault, kidnapping and criminal sexual conduct.

Prosecutors say Fleming locked himself out of his apartment on Nov. 13 and shot 50-year-old unarmed security guard Kenneth Hall when Hall opened the door for him. Shots also were fired at other residents in the building, including 66-year-old Bernice Clark who was struck and killed.

Police have said Fleming also attempted to rape a 30-year-old woman who had been using cocaine with him before the shootings.

Fleming was convicted in 1988 of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.

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1:50 p.m.

A registered sex offender charged in the fatal shooting of two people and an attempted rape inside a low-income senior complex in Detroit has been arrested in Virginia.

Detroit police said Monday that 69-year-old James Fleming surrendered to authorities in Richmond around midnight. No other information about the arrest has been released.

Fleming is accused in the Nov. 13 slaying of a 50-year-old unarmed security guard, Kenneth Hall, and 66-year-old resident Bernice Clark at the Phillip Sims Senior Housing complex.

Police have said Fleming also attempted to rape a 30-year-old woman who had been using cocaine with him in the building where he lived.

Fleming is charged with two counts of first-degree murder, kidnapping, assault and criminal sexual conduct.

Fleming was convicted in 1988 of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.

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