Home invasion suspect fatally shot on Detroit's west side

Police are investigating after a homeowner shot and killed an accused intruder on Detroit's west side.

The shooting happened Tuesday night in the area of Burwell Avenue and Chopin Street.

Police said a father was in front of the home with his children and when he went inside to retrieve something he found a 20-year-old man inside his home.

Police said the homeowner claimed the 20-year-old aimed a handgun at him which is when the homeowner shot and killed the suspected intruder.

The homeowner appears to be cooperating with police.

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