2 People Shot In Ortonville; Police Searching For Gunman

ORTONVILLE (WWJ) – Developing in northern Oakland County – reports of an active shooter situation near downtown Ortonville.

Reports say that two people; a man and a woman, have been shot and have been taken to an area hospital — Oakland County Sheriff’s actively searching for the shooter. He’s been identified as 35-year-old Michael Quigley of Clarkston.

Sam Caryl manages a Jet’s Pizza at Ortonville and Grange Hall roads –not far from where police have gathered at an apartment complex:

“We got a couple calls from the neighboring company — neighbors saying there was a shooting real close,” said Caryl. “I called my GM, and they wanted to shut down immediately.”

Another employee, Ashley, telling WWJ that several police cars and ambulances “flew past” the restaurant — adding that a parent from Ortonville High School called to see if they had locked their doors because police had locked down the high school and wanted to make sure the employees were safe.

As of 11 p.m. authorities telling residents to stay inside their homes or businesses for the time being — as the situation is still active. There’s currently no word on the condition of the victims.

 

Stay with WWJ Newsradio 950 [Listen Live] and CBSDetroit.com for more on this developing story.

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