A gunman accused of shooting and wounding one person and then barricading himself in a suburban Detroit hotel room has surrendered.

DETROIT – A gunman accused of shooting and wounding one person, then barricaded himself in a suburban Detroit hotel room, surrendered Thursday night and was taken into custody, Michigan State Police said.

“The gunman who barricaded himself in was taken into custody without incident,” state police said Twitter.

The surrender took place shortly before 9 p.m., or almost seven hours after the confrontation began.

Businesses surrounding popular restaurants and shopping areas were evacuated or closed.

The barricaded gunman was taken into custody without incident. Michigan Avenue remains closed and will remain closed while the investigation continues.

The shooting happened early Thursday night over a money dispute with staff at the Hampton Inn in Dearborn, Police Chief Isa Shaheen said at a news conference. The injured was taken to the hospital. Their names and conditions have not been released.

The suspect was held at the hotel and armed with a long gun, police Cpl. Dan Bartok told journalists about it.

“The negotiators are working to try to resolve this peacefully,” Bartok said.

Shots were reported shortly after 1:00 p.m. at a hotel in a busy area of ​​Dearborn, a city of more than 100,000 people west and southwest of Detroit.

The police evacuated the hotel and surrounding businesses. Traffic in the busy downtown area was blocked, Michigan State Police Lt. Mike Shaw said.

before, state police tweet that the “situation is active and dangerous” and that shots were still “being fired from the suspect.”

Officers in tactical gear could be seen as well as ambulances.

Some businesses near the hotel, including Dearborn Federal Savings Bank and Better Health Market, are closed with customers inside.

“There’s police everywhere,” said Cheryl Seguin, a security officer at the bank. “Police from different jurisdictions and federal, county and state agencies. Multiple police cars and other types of units – ambulances, pretty much everything.”

Patrick Collins, manager of Better Health Market, described seeing police, assault rifles and ambulances. There were three buyers inside the market.

“There’s a lot going on,” he said.

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