2 women killed, Detroit officer shot in standoff with barricaded gunman

Two dead, Detroit police officer shot

A Detroit gunman shot and killed two women and wounded two more people, including a police officer, during a tense standoff that continued through Monday morning, authorities said. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was listed in stable condition, police said.

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

Police said a tenant in the apartment building the officer responded to, who was not the suspect, opened fire on the officer, striking Johnson in the head.

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

Detroit Assistant Police Chief Arnold Williams says the gunman has a history of mental illness.

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"The suspect has made statements he would not go down without a fight", Williams said.

"Right now a lot of people may think that someone who suffers from mental illness may not affect them - but that's not the case".

". These situations always revolve around someone with a mental illness that's either untreated, or something they're responsible for self-treating which they do not treat". He also has seven guns registered under his name as a CPL holder.

The second barricaded gunman situation happened nearby next door.

Stay with 7 Action News for more on this developing story. 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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