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Coleman A. Young Municipal Center Has Been Evacuated

The Coleman A. Young Municipal Center has been evacuated and remains on lockdown.  Police are searching for a man who entered the building with a gun this morning.  Detroit Police Chief James Craig told reporters the problem started at a security checkpoint.

He said, “Images on the scanner showed a possible handgun inside of a bag. It wasn’t until they realized it may have been a handgun that the suspect was already passed the security checkpoint had entered an elevator and we’re not sure where.”

Craig said there were about 100 law enforcement officers on the scene, including the FBIATF, Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies, and the Detroit Police Department.

 

Image credit: Quinn Klinefelter

About the Author

Jerome Vaughn

News Director & WDET Host, All Things Considered

Jerome Vaughn joined WDET in 1992 to help chronicle Detroit’s comeback and let people around the world know the truth about his hometown.

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