Police at scene of 'ongoing situation' in Ferndale

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Ferndale police are at the scene of a ongoing situation in the area of Planavon and Withington.

Police have surrounded the Withington West 415 apartment building and are asking neighbors to stay away from windows.

Sgt. Baron Brown tweeted that there are no injuries at the scene.

On the city's Facebook page, a message says that the scene is confined to that area, which is one block west of Woodward Avenue.

"The issue is confined to this area. We ask that you avoid the area or, if you live or work nearby, please remain indoors," the Facebook message said.

Residents of the apartment building said they heard an emergency siren go off, telling them to not use the elevators, and to exit immediately.  They then reported hearing the sound of gunshots at about 7:30 p.m.

Stay with FOX 2 for more information as it becomes available.