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Police search for gunman after 3 people shot inside Detroit-area office building

TROY, Mich. (AP) - A gunman shot three people at a suburban Detroit office building Monday morning, and officers were searching for the shooter, police said.

The victims' conditions weren't immediately known, said Troy police Lt. Gerry Scherlinck. A spokeswoman for Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak said the three victims were taken to the hospital but could not provide more details.

Witnesses told Detroit broadcast stations that the shooter was a former employee of an accounting firm inside the building.

The 170,000-square-foot building houses a number of businesses, including law offices and the accounting firm where the shooting was believed to have occurred. Police at first told workers to stay in their offices but a short time later evacuated the building.

Police in bulletproof vests and with guns drawn could be seen going into the building, about 15 miles north of Detroit. Workers inside later walked quickly out through a parking lot.

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