An EMU student, Nathan Todd, saw multiple cop cars surrounding the area with caution tape spread around the block.
“I don’t know how many shooters there were,” Todd said. “It sounded like an automatic weapon when I heard the shots.”
According to Todd, a firetruck and many paramedics were seen helping an injured person.
As of 11:05 p.m. the incident was reported clear with no threat to EMU’s campus.
According to Lieutenant Brent Yuchasz from the Ypsilanti Police Department, the deceased subject has been identified as Solomon Brown. The injured 30-year-old was transported to the hospital at the scene and is expected to recover from his injuries. Yuchasz stated that no one is currently in custody.
The story will be updated once further information is available. The investigation is still ongoing.
Anyone with information related to these events is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-483-9510.
This story was updated on Sept. 19 at 2:20 p.m.