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Man shot, killed during apparent home invasion on Detroit's west side

Police sources: Woman's brother shoots her ex-boyfriend

DETROIT – A man was shot and killed just after 8 a.m. Tuesday during an apparent home invasion in the 3900 block of Wabash Street on Detroit's west side. 

Update: Man shot, killed by ex-girlfriend’s brother during home invasion on Detroit’s west side

Police sources say a 21-year-old man broke into his ex-girlfriend's home by kicking in the door. He was armed. The 31-year-old woman's 32-year-old brother was at the apartment and shot the intruder multiple times in the chest.

Police recovered both guns from the scene. Sources said the man reportedly had been stalking his ex-girlfriend. 

The shooting happened about 8:10 a.m.

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Koco McAboy was born and raised in Metro Detroit. She joined the Local 4 News team in September of 2016, and worked at WOOD-TV in Grand Rapids prior to that. Koco went to Central Michigan University where she graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast and Cinematic Arts with minors in Spanish and Political Science.