Police: Murder suspect taken into custody on Detroit’s west 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.
Police seek suspected gunman in shooting in Detroit’s Midtown district
Police are looking for a suspected gunman in a Jan. 15, 2021 shooting in Midtown Detroit. DETROIT – Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with a nonfatal shooting in Detroit’s Midtown district. According to authorities, the shooting happened just before 3 p.m. Friday in a building near the intersection of Willis Street and 2nd Avenue. Surveillance cameras captured the suspected gunman entering and driving off in a champagne-color Lincoln MKZ. More: Detroit crime news
Man shot twice outside Fairlane Town Center, police search for gunman
DEARBORN – Police are searching for a gunman who opened fire Monday outside of the Fairlane Town Center. One man was shot twice in what Dearborn police said was an attempted robbery. Police said that at about 5:50 p.m., a man in his 50s was shot twice outside of the door. Now, police are looking the gunman, who left the area in a red Dodge Charger. Please remember to stay vigilant and safe this holiday season,” Dearborn Police Chief Ronald Haddad said in a statement.
4 in police custody following barricaded gunman situation on Detroit’s east side
DETROIT – Police have taken four people into custody on Wednesday afternoon following a barricaded gunman situation that occurred on Detroit’s east side. Detroit police say four people were inside a home with a barricaded gunman in the area of Wilshire Drive and Newport Street, near Outer Drive and Chalmers Street on Dec. 16. The situation has resolved as of 4:18 p.m. Wednesday, officials say. The four individuals inside the home have been taken into custody for questioning, police said. No additional details have been provided at this time.
Barricaded gunman surrenders to police in northwest Detroit
DETROIT – A barricaded gunman situation ended in northwest Detroit Thursday after the suspect surrendered. Detroit police surrounded a home on Coyle Street near West Chicago and Greenfield Road. Police said a 24-year-old man allegedly fired a shot at a 19-year-old woman and her sister after an argument over childcare money. Police said the suspect then barricaded himself. The man eventually surrendered after police played a recording of his mother pleading for him to come out.
Police surround Redford home with barricaded gunman inside
REDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Police have surrounded a Redford Township home Thursday afternoon where an armed man has barricaded himself. Officials say a domestic situation at a residence in the area of Lexington and Norfolk resulted in the gunman pointing a firearm at another individual. When officers responded to the scene, the gunman pointed the weapon at the hostage and barricaded himself inside the home, police say. It is unclear who is inside the home with the gunman at this time. Officials say officers will enter the home at some point.
Barricaded gunman on Detroit’s east side dies after shot by police
DETROIT – A gunman who barricaded himself and his girlfriend in a home on Friday has died after he was shot by police officers. The nine-hour standoff ended Friday night after the man was shot by an officer. The 42-year-old man held his girlfriend hostage at a home on Concord Street. READ: Barricaded gunman situation ends on Detroit’s east side, hostage not harmedREAD: Residents on Detroit’s east side asked to shelter in place as police respond to barricaded situationThe gunman and his hostage then moved toward the front of the home. That’s when police said the situation escalated and the fatal shot was fired by an officer.
43-year-old injured by unknown shooter in Detroit
DETROIT – Police are searching for an unknown shooter who injured a 43-year-old man on Saturday, Oct. 25 during a shooting. The shooting happened around 6:50 p.m. in the 14300 block of Maddelein Street in Detroit. Police say the victim was getting out of his car when shots were fired by the shooter from the inside of an unknown vehicle. The victim suffered a grazed wound and was released at the scene by medics. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP or the Detroit Police Department’s Ninth Precinct at 313-596-5940.
Taylor police: Barricaded situation has ended
TAYLOR, Mich. – Several units of an apartment building were evacuated Wednesday morning due to a barricaded gunman situation in Taylor. Update 10 a.m.: This barricaded situation has ended, police said. Police said it all started about 2 a.m. with a domestic dispute between a man and a woman in a relationship. She was being held by Taylor police for questioning. Police said they were in no rush because of the 1-year-old child being involved.
Shooting of 17-year-old struck in head during Roseville gathering appears to be accidental, police say
ROSEVILLE, Mich. – A 17-year-old man was shot in the head during a Roseville home gathering on Saturday evening, police say. The shooting took place around 8:30 p.m. Saturday in the 17000 block of Ivanhoe in Roseville. According to police, the shooting took place after two people were showing each other their illegal handguns. “It appears the shooting was accidental by all of the people present who are cooperating with investigators,” the Roseville Police Department stated in a press release. Police say the shooter is being held at the Roseville Police Department as the investigation continues.
Witness recalls seeing barricaded gunman shoot Washtenaw County Deputy
SUPERIOR TOWNSHIP, Mich. – What started as a fight between neighbors ended with a Washtenaw County Sheriff’s deputy shot and the suspected gunman dead. Early signs show the man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday morning. Before all the chaos started Wednesday at an apartment complex in Superior Township, Dakota Turner was unknowingly right there with the gunman. “I’m going around and I see this guy and he’s got a really like mean stare on his face,” recalled Turner. Turner was working his landscaping job in the neighborhood and thought offering this strange man some help was the right thing to do.
Superior Township gunman found dead inside home hours after Washtenaw County deputy was shot
SUPERIOR TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A gunman was found dead inside a Superior Township home Wednesday night hours after a Washtenaw County deputy was shot Superior Township, putting an end to a nine-hour standoff. Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton could not confirm how the man died. The gunman was identified by a member of the condo board of directors as Nathan Hardenburg. A man said he and his son were handling lawn care when they encountered the shooter. The man, like other residents, was forced to stay inside for hours.
Washtenaw County deputy shot in active barricaded gunman situation
SUPERIOR TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A Washtenaw County deputy has been shot at an active police scene in on Wednesday afternoon, according to authorities. Law enforcement have surrounded a home in Superior Township after responding to a report of shots being fired between neighbors, officials said. Shortly after officers arrived on scene, the suspect in question fired shots at the officers -- striking a deputy. Members of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, Ann Arbor Police Department and Washtenaw County Metro SWAT Team are currently at the scene. Officials say a crisis negotiation team is working at the scene.
1 of 2 hostages released in standoff on Detroit’s west side
DETROIT – A woman who was held hostage has been released by a gunman from a northwest Detroit home on Tuesday afternoon. According to police, a gunman took a man and woman hostage inside the home early Tuesday morning. Police said they tried to pull over the gunman at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday in Redford Township, but he took off. Original reports stated the man fired at officers, but police later clarified he did not fire directly at officers -- he just fired a shot. He’s also made threats against police officers, Craig said.
Police: At least 16 killed in shooting rampage in Canada
HALIFAX, NS – Canadian police said at least 16 people were killed after a 51-year-old man went on a shooting rampage across the northern part of the province of Nova Scotia. He was arrested by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in a gas station in Enfield, Nova Scotia, northwest of downtown Halifax. “I never imagined when I went to bed last night that I would wake up to the horrific news that an active shooter was on the loose in Nova Scotia," Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil. Christine Mills, a resident of the town, said it had been a frightening night for the small town, with armed officers patrolling the streets. Taggart said he didn’t know Wortman well, but spoke to him a few times when he telephoned about municipal issues.
Detroit police chief: Suspect in officer’s slaying ‘very target specific’
DETROIT – Detroit's police chief says a gunman who fatally shot one officer and wounded another was trying "to bait" them as they searched a home for him. Chief James Craig said Thursday that the 28-year-old man waited at the bottom of basement stairs, fired two shots from an assault-type rifle and ran past the fallen officers. Other officers shot him in the arm outside the home. Craig said the gunman was "very target specific" and "knew what he planned to do." The shooting happened Wednesday evening as officers responded to a report of a man with a gun who was looking for an estranged girlfriend.