BREAKING: One dead after shooting incident at Ford Assembly Plant in Wayne, Michigan

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A shooting incident at the Ford Assembly Plant in Wayne, Michigan, left one female dead.


Units from various police forces are said to be responding this evening, Friday, December 16, to reports of an active shooter situation at the Ford Assembly Plant in Wayne, Michigan.

The facility’s Body Paint and Assembly plant has been placed on immediate lockdown according to law enforcement agencies. While police investigations were carried out, plant workers were reportedly asked to remain inside the building.

An armed female was shot dead at the scene after apparently arriving at the facility with a weapon. She is believed to have fired at the occupant of a vehicle multiple times. It is thought that the occupant returned her fire and shot the woman dead, as reported by

Unconfirmed reports online suggested that the female fired at the vehicle’s occupant because they had been cheating on her.

In a tweet on its official Twitter profile @WaynePolice, Wayne Police Department confirmed that there was no active shooter situation at the Ford Motor Plant.

“In response to rumours circulating on social media, there is no active shooter at Ford Motor Company, nor is there any threat to the public. Officers responded to Ford Motor Company earlier this evening on a possible shots fired complaint but determined there was no threat”, they wrote.

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