ROSEVILLE (WWJ) – A barricaded gunman situation in Roseville last night as police say a man called police claiming that he had a gun and that he was going to kill the first cop he saw.
Roseville Police Chief James Berlin says officers responded to the scene on Ridgemont Street near Frazho Road and tried to talk the man into giving up.READ MORE: Michigan High School Students Participating In Safe Driving Campaign
He says the man came out of the home twice and waved a gun around … shooting into the air once, but police were concealed and did not return fire.READ MORE: Court: Emails Between Judge, Prosecutor Didn't Spoil Allegan County Trial
As the man approached two officers, they shot him with a taser and took him into custody.MORE NEWS: Police: 2 Men Shot, Killed Outside Hazel Park Rental Hall
He was taken to an area hospital for a mental evaluation.