Man dead following standoff with Ferndale police
FERNDALE, Mich. – After more than 4 hours of negotiations, a police standoff in Ferndale came to an end.
Officers entered an apartment on Withington Street early Wednesday morning to find a suspected gunman dead.
PIO will be available in the morning regarding the incident at 415 Withington. Thanks to the media for your cooperation and for referring to Twitter for updates. pic.twitter.com/zJkBfit2F2— Ferndale Police Dept, MI (@FerndalePolice) June 5, 2019
Late Tuesday, tenants were evacuated from a senior complex after a resident opened fire at the Withington West Elderly Apartments. Police said the suspect fired off several rounds with a handgun.
Police believe the suspect, a man in his seventies, was under the influence of a narcotic.
Resdients of the apartment complex were allowed back into their homes.
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