Standoff ends after family held during Detroit home invasion - FOX 29 News Philadelphia | WTXF-TV

Standoff ends after family held during Detroit home invasion

Posted: Updated:
Detroit police on the scene of a barricaded gunman situation on the city's southwest side. Detroit police on the scene of a barricaded gunman situation on the city's southwest side.
DETROIT (WJBK) -

Detroit police say several people were briefly taken hostage during a home invasion on the city's southwest side before a standoff with suspects.

Police say three men burst into the home on Central Ave. early Tuesday, taking a man, a woman and one or two children hostage.

The hostages were able to escape. The man, who police say was struck during the attack, was taken to a hospital for treatment.

"We believe it was a targeted home invasion," said Detroit Police Chief James Craig.

Police say two people were taken into custody before 7 a.m. FOX 2's Roop Raj reports a third came out peacefully just before 10 a.m.

The suspect's ages and denies were not immediately released.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Funeral today for Armada teen, April Millsap

    Funeral today for Armada teen, April Millsap

    Friday, August 1 2014 9:49 AM EDT2014-08-01 13:49:48 GMT
    Family and friends of a 14-year-old Michigan girl are to gather for her funeral as investigators continue hunting for her killer.ice...
    Family and friends of a 14-year-old Michigan girl are to gather for her funeral as investigators continue hunting for her killer.ice...
  • When is it appropriate for police to use a taser? Video prompts questions about police action in Clinton Township

    When is it appropriate for police to use a taser? Video prompts questions about police action in Clinton Township

    Friday, August 1 2014 9:38 AM EDT2014-08-01 13:38:12 GMT
    In a video spreading across social media, a Michigan man says police and hospital security roughed up a man.
    In a video spreading across social media, a Michigan man says police and hospital security roughed up a man.
  • Murder hearing for couple whose dogs killed runner

    Murder hearing for couple whose dogs killed runner

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:19 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:19:29 GMT
     A couple whose two dogs fatally mauled a 46-year-old jogger have been charged with second-degree murder.
     A couple whose two dogs fatally mauled a 46-year-old jogger have been charged with second-degree murder.
Powered by WorldNow

WTXF-TV
330 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2796

Phone: (215) 925-2929
Fax: (215) 982-5494

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices