Detroit police fatally shoot gunman suspected in slaying

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit police say they killed a gunman during a shootout who was suspected of fatally shooting a woman over a child-custody issue and firing shots at a police station.

Police Chief James Craig says members of the department's Special Response Team approached the 28-year-old man about 7 a.m. Tuesday as he sat holding an AR-15 rifle in an SUV in a parking lot on the city's east side.

No officers were wounded in the shootout.

Craig says the man is believed to have killed the 28-year-old the mother of his child late Monday on Detroit's west side before going to the police station, firing shots and driving away.

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