Detroit woman fatally shoots armed intruder

DetroitNewsDetroit — A 38-year-old woman who was confronted Thursday by an armed burglar inside her northwest Detroit home grabbed her own gun and killed the intruder, police said.

The confrontation happened about 10 a.m. in the 17500 block of Appoline, Detroit Police Sgt. Eren Stephens said.

“The victim was inside her home when she heard someone break in,” Stephens said. “She observed that the suspect was armed; she was armed herself, and fired shots, fatally wounding the 19-year-old suspect.”

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