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Dearborn Heights police investigating double homicide, residents urged to avoid area

Police say there is no threat to the public at this time

Police are investigating a shooting in Dearborn Heights on Aug. 29, 2020.
Police are investigating a shooting in Dearborn Heights on Aug. 29, 2020. (WDIV)

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. – Residents are urged to avoid the area of Cherry Hill and Inkster roads in Dearborn Heights Saturday due to a shooting investigation.

Officers with the Dearborn Heights Police Department and Michigan State Police are reportedly investigating a multiple-victim shooting on in the are. Police said someone had shot and killed two people on Yorkshire Street before firing on the officers that had responded to the scene.

Police said the suspect was killed during the confrontation, but their cause of death is undetermined.

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As of 4 p.m., officials say there is no threat to the public, but the crime scene is active and people are urged to stay out of the area. The investigation is ongoing.

Dearborn Heights police say more information regarding the incident will be released soon.

Stay with Local 4 News and ClickOnDetroit as we provide updates on this developing story.

Police are investigating a shooting in Dearborn Heights on Aug. 29, 2020.
Police are investigating a shooting in Dearborn Heights on Aug. 29, 2020. (WDIV)
Police are investigating a shooting in Dearborn Heights on Aug. 29, 2020.
Police are investigating a shooting in Dearborn Heights on Aug. 29, 2020. (WDIV)

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