Nightside Report April 11, 2021: Redford residents asked to shelter in place, investigation into shooting closes stretch of I-96, ‘Clean Slate’ eligibility expanded

Here are tonight’s top stories

Police surround a home in Redford Township on April 11, 2021. (WDIV)

Barricaded gunman in Redford has police urging residents to shelter in place

DETROIT – Redford police advised residents to stay inside and to avoid windows as a barricaded gunman was confined to a home in the area.

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The latest: Michigan coronavirus cases up to 738,023; Death toll now at 16,500

Metro Detroit weather: Scattered showers, cooler Sunday evening

Sunday evening will have scattered rain and it will be chilly. Temperatures continue to fall from near 60 degrees to the low 50s through dinnertime.

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4 Fast Facts

  • A stretch of I-96 on Detroit’s west side was closed for a few hours Sunday due to an investigation into a shooting. Click here to read more.
  • The Michigan expungement laws -- known as “Clean Slate” -- has been expanded Sunday to make more Michiganders eligible for a fresh start. Click here to read more.
  • Gov. Gretchen Whitmer doubled down on her decision to not impose new restrictions amid the latest surge in coronavirus cases. Click here to read more.
  • After years of hard work, Detroit-native Rhea Combs was named a top curator at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. Click here to read more.

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