Mason Elementary School and several other schools in the Grosse Pointe Public School System were on lockdown due to shots being fired from a home near the area of Lancaster and Harper in Harper Woods.
According to a neighbor, the postman reported hearing gunshots.
The gunman was barricaded inside the home and police surrounded the residence.
No one was injured and police have a man in custody, according to Grosse Pointe Woods City Manager Al Fincham.
Harper Woods police had no comment Friday afternoon but indicated they would release a statement on the incident later.
Grosse Pointe North and Parcells also were on lockdown briefly Friday afternoon due to the incident.
Grosse Pointe Woods Public Safety office issued a Nixile report asking people to avoid the area due to police activity.
As more details become available, Patch will update this story.