Barricaded gunman situation ends on Detroit’s east side, hostage not harmed

Man believed to have had mental health episode

Barricaded gunman situation ends on Detroit's east side, hostage not harmed
Barricaded gunman situation ends on Detroit's east side, hostage not harmed

DETROIT – A barricaded gunman situation on Detroit’s east side has ended after several hours.

Sources said police entered the home on Concord Street Friday night. A woman, who was identified as the man’s girlfriend, was held hostage but is now OK. The 42-year-old gunman was shot once and taken to a hospital and is in critical condition.

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The incident started at about noon. The gunman was believed to have had a mental health episode.

His mother had pleaded for him to come out.

You can watch the full report above.

Video below: Mother of barricaded gunman in Detroit pleaded for him to come out

Mother of barricaded gunman in Detroit pleads for son to come out
Mother of barricaded gunman in Detroit pleads for son to come out

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