Fatal shooting in front of Dearborn Police Department believed to be suicide

Posted at 7:48 PM, Dec 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-22 16:53:05-05

DEARBORN, Mich. (WXYZ) — Dearborn police investigating a fatal shooting that happened right outside their police station say that the incident is believed to be a suicide attempt.

The shooting happened Saturday at 6:20 p.m. in front of the Dearborn Police Department. That is located in the 16000 block of Michigan Avenue, just east of the Southfield Freeway.

The scene was contained and there was no threat to the public, according to authorities.

"Loss of life is always a tragedy for the entire community," Dearborn Police Chief Ronald Hadadd said in a statement.

Ths is an ongoing investigation.