Woman Jailed After Shooting, Standoff With Detroit Police

DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – A Detroit woman is jailed Thursday morning after an overnight standoff with police at a home on Sunnyside Street, near Telegraph and Fenkell.

Police say the 42-year-old woman, whose identity was not released, was taken into custody after reportedly shooting at an acquaintance and then refusing to leave the home.

Police say officers were called to the home about 7:15 p.m. Wednesday and took the woman into custody about 2 a.m. Thursday following hours of negotiations. She surrendered after police fired numerous rounds of tear gas into the house.

Police say the acquaintance, a 39-year-old man, wasn’t hit by gunfire. Details of the case were expected to be submitted to prosecutors for review.

TM and © Copyright 2011 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2011 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Detroit

Best Fall Festivals In Metro DetroitFrom music to art to special events, there's a little something for everyone's delight.
Best 4th Of July Concerts In Metro DetroitStaying home this weekend? Celebrate the 4th of July by rocking out at one of these shows.

Watch & Listen