One person has been killed in a fatal stabbing Thursday morning at Chrysler's Jefferson North Assembly plant in Detroit.
Detectives tell Scripps Detroit Station 7 Action News there was fight between two men at the plant on Conner north of Jefferson. They believe it was the result of a "love triangle."
The suspect was found dead in his vehicle on Belle Isle from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Several employees witnessed the incident. Detroit police say it was an isolated situation involving just the two men. No other employees were hurt.
Chrysler released the following statement regarding the incident:
Chrysler Group is deeply saddened by events that occurred at its Jefferson North Assembly Plant this morning. Two employees were involved in an altercation inside the plant. One employee was stabbed and unfortunately pronounced dead at the scene. The Detroit Police Department is currently investigating. Production has been suspended for this morning and employees are being released.
The UAW also released a statement:
The UAW expresses our deepest sympathy to the families of our members involved in the tragic incident today at Chrysler's Jefferson North Assembly Plant. Although many details are unknown at this time, we are deeply saddened by the loss of life.
Approximately 3,000 employees work at the facility.
Grief counseling is being offered at the plant today for those employees who need to speak about the incident.
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