Homicide suspect now in custody after barricaded situation in Detroit

Detroit barricaded
Posted at 12:59 PM, Aug 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-22 17:21:16-04

(WXYZ) — Detroit police say a homicide suspect is now in custody after an hours-long barricaded situation on the city's west side on Monday.

Residents were asked to stay indoors as the situation unfolded around 11 a.m. at a home in the 8200 block of Pierson. That's north of Tireman and west of Evergreen.

Police say the suspect was wanted in the killing of a neighbor on Sunday night from the same street. We're told an altercation at a barbecue may have led to the fatal shooting.

Police say when officers approached the suspect, he fled and went into the house on Monday morning. Police say a 2-year-old was in the home during the ordeal on Monday.

Shortly after 4 p.m., police say the suspect came out and was taken into custody; the child is expected to be reunited with their mother shortly.