(WXYZ) — An hours-long standoff has ended peacefully at an assisted living center on Detroit's east side, according to police.
Police say the gunman barricaded himself inside after taking a woman hostage. That woman was later released.
It happened at the Park Towers and Square on Robert Bradley Dr. near Chene and Lafayette. It started around 5 p.m. on Wednesday.
Dozens of residents were evacuated during the incident.
We're told the gunman was a 39-year-old man with an extensive criminal history and who suffers from mental illness.
Police Chief James White said the man was in a relationship with the woman he initially took hostage.
Stay with WXYZ.com for updates to this developing story.