Women Dead, Detroit Cop Shot in Barricaded-Gunman Situation

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- One officer has been shot, two women killed, and another man injured in two separate barricaded gunmen situations on Detroit's east side.

At 10:27 p.m. police got a call of shots fired on the east side at the 1900 block of Lamont Street.

Two women were taken to Detroit Receiving Hospital where they were pronounced dead.

When officers arrived, someone opened fire.

Patrol cars, unmarked police cars, a Border Patrol auto, a tank-like vehicle and others flanked Outer Drive as officers responded to the barricaded gunman.

Police now have a large area near E. Outer Drive and Ryan closed off.

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Two women were killed, one in her 60s and another in her 50s or 60s.

The man suffered non-life threatening injuries. He also has seven guns registered under his name.

At the time, Chief James Craig blamed Doss's slaying on police work being unsafe but also society's failure to treat many of those with mental illness.

According to Williams, the suspect told police four hours ago that he "wouldn't go down without a fight".

Stay with Northern Michigan's News Leader as we work to bring you the latest details. It has not been an active situation for a while but police say they are keeping a very close eye on it.

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