Incident Summary:

09/10/2020: Assailants opened fire on the house of an African American family in Warren, Michigan, United States. There were no casualties in the attack. This was one of a series of attacks targeting this family. A previous attack included racist graffiti leading police to believe the attacks are hate crimes. Michael Frederick Jr, a white extremist, was charged and sentenced for both incidents.



United States

North America

region/u.s. state:



Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description House of African American Family
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information The victims include Candace Hall and Eddie Hall. The series of related incidents targeting the family includes both 202009070022 and 202009100017.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
White supremacists/nationalists Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Note left at scene)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 1
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Michigan Family Target of Alleged Hate Crime After Shots Fired at Their Home, Rock Thrown Through Window," The Root, September 11, 2020.