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Search on for man who was believed to be barricaded inside Detroit home

Posted at 4:02 AM, Jan 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-22 13:04:16-05

Police are now searching for a man who was believed to have been barricaded inside a house this morning on Detroit's west side. 

SWAT teams were called to a home near Freeland and Midland Streets around 1 a.m. Monday morning.

Detroit police say the suspect reportedly assaulted his mother and then barricaded himself in a back bedroom with a handgun. 

But, when officials entered the home, the suspect was nowhere to be found. 

Police have identified the man as 25-year-old Darnell Stevenson. Family says he suffers from depression. 

Police are now searching for him. If you have any information regarding his whereabouts, please call police.