Detroit police: Homeowner shot, 1 killed during home invasion

Shooting happens early Monday morning on Liberal Street

DETROIT - A Detroit homeowner is recovering after being shot early Monday morning during a deadly shoot-out with someone who broke into his home.

Police said a suspect forced a woman, the homeowner's girlfriend, who was outside of the home in the 19000 block of Liberal Street at 12:30 a.m. into the home at gunpoint.

Inside the home, gunfire was exchanged between the suspect and the homeowner.

The homeowner, 46, was shot twice in the chest. He was taken to St. John Hospital, and is listed in critical condition.

The suspect was killed at the scene, police said.

Police said they are looking for one, or two, more people involved in the shooting -- but didn't immediately release any descriptions.

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