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.
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.
**Please stay out of the area of Cherry Hill/Inkster Rd. The Dearborn Heights Police Department is investigating a multiple victim shooting.. there is no threat at this time and the scene is active. More information will be released soon. #DHshooting pic.twitter.com/Y4T1nMClr2— Dearborn Heights Police Department (@DbnHgtsPD) August 29, 2020
Homicide Investigation: On 8/29 at approximately 2 30 PM @DearbornHts police responded to Yorkshire Street in Dearborn Heights for a shooting that had occurred or was on going. Preliminary investigation revealed that one suspect shot and killed two people. pic.twitter.com/3wuaM9mVfr— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) August 29, 2020
Currently, Special Investigation Section detectives, Forensic Lab, and MSP Unmanned Aircraft are on scene. There were no other reported injuries. The investigation is in its beginning stages and more information will be released as we confirm details.— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) August 29, 2020
Dearborn Heights police say more information regarding the incident will be released soon.
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