Royal Oak, Michigan -On Saturday night, the gunman incident on the roadblock on the Royal Oak ended. The suspected gunman was shot by the police and taken to the hospital.
According to the authorities, the police responded to reports of a family dispute between the father and his adult son in a house in the 2700 block of Oliver Road. The police said the 34-year-old son was intoxicated and beat his father. Who called 911
Neighbors said the man was a former soldier and it is believed that he suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder when he beat his father.
The police added that he was wearing heavy armor, wearing a body armor and setting himself up in the Royal Oak residence.
The police said they had telephone contact with their son and repeatedly tried to persuade him to surrender peacefully. The police said they could hear gunshots coming from the house and the suspect threatened to shoot the police.
The police set up a border and urged the area-on Galpin and Glenview Avenues and Oliver and Glenwood roads-to hide in appropriate places, away from windows, And cover the basement if possible.
Police said that the Oakland County SWAT team arrived at about 4 pm, took over the situation, and continued negotiations with the internal men.
After no contact for about two and a half hours, the police said that they used SWAT robots and drones to break into the door and search the house.
Authorities said that after the drone was disabled, contact with the suspected gunman had been restored.
Neighbor Ted Boiteau said: “There is a lady from the police station outside talking to Jason. She said,̵
“That’s what it sounds like,” Carol Boiteau said.
“She is trying to convince him,” Ted Boiteau said. “This lasted for a while, and we heard gunshots while she was talking.”
“Then everything became quiet,” Carol Boiteau said.
The gunshot came from the police at 8:28 p.m.
According to the authorities, the suspicious gunman came out of the house at about 8:30 p.m. and directed a rifle at law enforcement officers. A member of the SWAT team shot him.
The police said that deputies to the National People’s Congress and the Royal Oak Fire Department provided assistance to the man and he was taken to Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak.
As of 10 pm, the suspected gunman was still alive in the hospital. His parents are expected to be fine.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone requesting information can call the Royal Oak Police Department at 248-246-3456.
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