AMBER alert canceled; father in custody, 1 year old girl found safe


The AMBER Alert has been canceled according to Southfield Police who say the father has been detained and the child is safe.

The alert had been issued for the girl believed to be with the father in a black Chrysler 300 with Michigan EGA 6057 license plate. The alert was for Jaliyah Ford. The girl was reportedly kidnapped by police at gunpoint.

Southfield police said a custody dispute led to a shooting Monday afternoon in a parking lot near Providence Hospital. The police have spoken to the mother.

The shooting occurred just before 2 p.m. in a lot at 1600 W Nile Mile Road in the Metropolitan Professional Center between Southfield and Greenfield, across the street from the hospital.

We were told that the shooting involved both parents over their 1-year-old son.

Several bullet casings were seen on the ground. It is not yet clear who shot.

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