CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP (WWJ) – A barricaded gunman kept police at bay in Chesterfield Township for several hours on Wednesday.
Police arrived at the home in the area of Sugarbush and Baypointe Drive to arrest a 61-year-old man on a felony warrant — “he refused to come out — while the officers were speaking with him he discharged his weapon inside the house — the officers backed away — the home has been secured,” said Police Chief Bradley Kersten.READ MORE: 2 Teens Charged After Shots Fired At Detroit Police Officers
Police say the area had been secured and “the individuals that are directly related have been removed from their house or asked to stay inside.”READ MORE: Republicans Kept Off Michigan Ballot Turn To The Courts
A SWAT team on site and worked with police to talk the man out of the home without incident.MORE NEWS: Here Are Some Memorial Day Events Happening In Metro Detroit
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