Suspected deadlock shooter in Dearborn hotel in custody; 1 dead, police say

Cherborn – Police arrested a suspected gunman on Thursday night after a standoff at a hotel in which the suspect allegedly opened fire after an argument with staff, killing one man, a hotel worker.

The 38-year-old suspect’s arrest came after a nearly seven-hour standoff at the Hampton Inn hotel in downtown Dearborn.

‘There was some sort of argument with the hotel staff…it was about money,’ Dearborn Police Chief Issa Shahin said of the incident at the hotel. on Michigan Ave. Shahin noted that the victim was a 55-year-old hotel worker from Riverview who was “just trying to do his job.”

“We spent the last seven hours negotiating with an individual armed with a rifle… repeatedly threatening officers, and it was pretty tenuous,” the chief told reporters. “But luckily we were able to resolve this peacefully.”

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