Armed robbery suspects barricaded at Ypsilanti-area apartments, police say
YPSILANTI, MI -- Police were handling a barricaded gunman situation at the Aspen Chase Apartments in Ypsilanti Township around 2:45 p.m., Friday, Sept. 24, officials confirmed. Police were dispatched to the area for an armed robbery in progress at a local business Friday afternoon, police said. The suspects fled the scene and were suspected to be barricaded at the complex. The Washtenaw County Sheriff Office was asking people to avoid the area around the apartment complex, located in the area of Golfside Road between Washtenaw Avenue and Clark Road. Police didn’t not immediately release any additional details.mlive.com
Man killed in shooting at Ypsilanti Township apartment complex
YPSILANTI TWP., MI – An Ypsilanti Township man was killed Thursday during an argument at an apartment complex escalated into a fatal shooting, police say. Arthur Ellerson, 18, died Thursday, Aug. 12, after being shot near Aspen Chase Apartments in Ypsilanti Township, according to the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office. Ellerson later died from injuries at the hospital, police said. The initial investigation indicates Ellerson was in an altercation with another person when someone began shooting. No arrests have been made and no additional information is available as the shooting remains under investigation.mlive.com
2 young Ypsilanti men killed by same bullet in tragic Thanksgiving shooting
YPSILANTI, Mich. – Two Metro Detroit families are mourning after a young Ypsilanti Township man killed himself with a single bullet that also killed his friend on Thanksgiving. Officials say the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a shooting at Aspen Chase Apartments at about 7 p.m. on Nov. 26. “What looks to have happened is one young man, who suffered from a mental health condition, committed suicide,” said Derrick Jackson with the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office. When he pulled the trigger, the bullet went right through his friend and into (his friend). So it was one bullet that killed both young men.”Gabe Scott says he was close to both of the young men -- especially Reed Carter, who police said was the young man trying to help his friend.
Thanksgiving double homicide victims identified by police
YPSILANTI TWP., MI – Police have identified the two men shot and killed outside an Ypsilanti Township apartment complex on Thanksgiving night. Two dead in Thanksgiving night shooting at Ypsilanti-area apartment complexOfficers arrived at the scene at about 7 p.m. and found both men had suffered various gunshot wounds, police said. There have been no arrests made and no additional information is being released at this time. Jamie Stitt at 734-973-4395, or leave a message on the confidential tip line at 734-973-7711 or Crime Stoppers at 800-773-2587. More from The Ann Arbor News:Ann Arbor senior home cites COVID-19 pandemic in decision to cut skilled nursing beds in halfSuspicious Ann Arbor area death ruled homicide, victim identified$100M development could bring 454 new apartments to Ann Arbor’s Main Streetmlive.com