Dearborn Heights investigating accidental shooting

Police say witness tells them man shot himself by accident in home on Westpoint

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. - Dearborn Heights police say they are investigating after it appears a man accidentally shot himself in the head early Tuesday morning.

Police said they were called just before 5 a.m. to a house in the 4000 block of Westpoint.

The victim was unresponsive and taken to a local hospital.

Local 4 cameras were rolling when police brought out a rifle wrapped in a blanket.

A woman who lives at the house drove herself to the police department to talk with detectives.

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