Active shooter at Michigan hotel: police

Police are urging residents to avoid the area.

Updated: October 6, 2022 - 3:34pm

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An active shooter is present at a hotel in Dearborn, Michigan, police said.

Michigan State Police Second District, which is assisting the Dearborn Police Department, said on Twitter that the situation at the Hampton Inn is "very active and dangerous."

Officials said there was an "active shooting scene" shortly before 2 p.m. local time. Troopers and police officers worked to clear the entire area around the hotel.

Police are urging residents to avoid the area at this time.

It is unclear who the suspected gunman is. Sources told the local Fox affiliate that one person is dead and police are negotiating with the suspect, who is barricaded inside the hotel.

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