Dearborn, MI – At least one person has been killed and several more are wounded after an “active shooter” opened fire from a hotel room in the Hampton Inn in Dearborn Michigan and authorities said that the gunman is still firing.
Michigan State Police (MSP) said the “active shooting scene” was still underway and urged people to avoid the area around the Hampton Inn, located in the 22,300-block of Michigan Avenue, WDIV reported.
“There are still shots being fired by the suspect. Troopers and officers are working on clearing the entire area around the hotel,” the state police said.
MSP said “this situation is active and dangerous. Stay away from the scene.”
Dearborn police said the gunman is not in custody, but the situation is contained, WDIV reported.
Sources said the gunman is barricaded inside a third-floor room in the hotel, although details have not been confirmed by authorities.
Employees from the hotel told WXYZ that the deadly incident began as an eviction.
Active shooter situation with multiple injuries ongoing at a Hampton Inn hotel in Dearborn, Michigan. Gunman reportedly still firing shots at law enforcement from a third-floor window. pic.twitter.com/8NnoNjyqC8
— RawNews1st🎥📰 (@Raw_News1st) October 6, 2022
Active shooter at Hampton Inn hotel in Dearborn Michigan. Several people hit by gunfire, their condition is unknown. This story is developing.
— Mike Sington (@MikeSington) October 6, 2022
#BREAKING @DearbornPolice and @mspmetrodet are on scene of an active shooter at the Hampton Inn Hotel on Michigan Ave near Military St. Multiple subjects reported shot, 1 confirmed fatal at this time. Perp is shooting from a 3rd floor window. MSP ESU & Dearborn SWAT enroute.
— Detroit Area Incidents (@MotownScanner) October 6, 2022
@ATFDetroit responding to police activity in the area of the Hampton Inn. Please avoid the area of Michigan Ave between Military and Monroe. Follow our local partners @DearbornPolice for additional information. pic.twitter.com/TenfvnYnZ2
— ATF Detroit (@ATFDetroit) October 6, 2022
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