Detroit Police: Murder suspect taken into custody following barricaded situation

Officials say gunman was wanted for shooting on Detroit’s east side

Police have just taken a murder suspect into custody after he barricaded himself in a home with a woman and child on Tireman and Greenfield on Detroit’s west side. The standoff lasted a short time, officials say. Police say the alleged gunman pulled out an SRT as authorities surrounded the home. The barricaded gunman refused to come outside when officers approached the home, police say. The suspected gunman let the woman and child out of the home, but the suspect barricaded himself in the house, officials say. After negotiations with the police, they were able to get the man to surrender.

DETROIT – Police have taken a murder suspect into custody Wednesday after he barricaded himself in a home with a woman and child on Detroit’s west side.

According to officials, a standoff between the man and police lasted a short time at a home on Tireman Avenue and Greenfield Road.

Police say the alleged gunman pulled out an SRT as authorities surrounded the home. The barricaded gunman refused to come outside when officers approached the home, police said.

The suspected gunman reportedly let the woman and child out of the home, but he remained barricaded in the house. After negotiations, police were able to get the man to surrender.

Officials say the gunman was wanted for a shooting on Detroit’s east side, and that the house is under surveillance.

The gunman was arrested and taken into police custody. No other details have been shared at this time.


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