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Landlord fires shots at home on Detroit's east side while trying to evict tenants

Man had expired CPL

A landlord was arrested Jan. 6, 2018 for allegedly opening fire on tenants in a Detroit home he owned. (WDIV)
A landlord was arrested Jan. 6, 2018 for allegedly opening fire on tenants in a Detroit home he owned. (WDIV)

DETROIT – A landlord opened fire Saturday at a home on Detroit's east side while trying to evict tenants, police said.

Police said the man went to his property on Marseilles Street near Chandler Park Drive and got in a dispute with the tenants. When he went inside the home, he allegedly pulled out a gun and started shooting.

Police said the landlord had an expired concealed pistol license, and he was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon.

No injuries were reported. 


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