Man suspected of shooting at Detroit police during barricaded standoff arraigned

Keith Montgomery charged in barricaded situation


DETROIT – The man suspected of firing shots at police officers in what was believed to be a barricaded situation in Detroit was arraigned Friday afternoon.

Keith Montgomery, 25, is charged with assault with intent to murder, five counts of felonious assault, one count of first-degree home invasion, one count of assault by strangulation, one count of assault with intent to do great bodily harm, one count of aggravated domestic violence, one count of felony firearms violations and one count of reckless discharge of firearm.

Montgomery was given $1 million bail with 10 percent cash surety.


Police were called to a home in the 980 block of Brentwood Street on a report of shots fired Wednesday. Montgomery allegedly broke into the home of his 24-year-old ex-girlfriend and physically assaulted her with a handgun.

Officers were allowed inside and Montgomery allegedly threw a cinder block and fired off shots. Police grabbed two children and took them to safety.

An hours long standoff ensued until officers found that Montgomery had allegedly left the residence when officers took the children from the home.

Montgomery was later taken into custody.

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