Eastpointe police search for person of interest in shots fired incident

Officers responded after reports of man with gun

What appears to be a bullet hole in Eastpointe. (WDIV)
What appears to be a bullet hole in Eastpointe. (WDIV)

EASTPOINTE, Mich. – Police are searching for an armed man after receiving reports of a "disturbance involving a man with a gun" at 5:30 p.m. Friday in the area of Gratiot Avenue and Stephens Drive in Eastpointe, according to a release.

Police said when officers arrived, the suspect had fled the scene, but during the investigation shots were fired at police. No one was injured.

Officers set up a perimeter and searched for the suspect.

Deon Deonte Stanford, 20, is a person of interest, according to police. He also goes by the name "DaDa." Anyone with information is asked to contact 911 or 586-445-5100.

Deon Deonte Stanford. (Eastpointe Police and Fire Department)


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