Woman shoots, kills intruder in Detroit

(WXYZ) - Detroit Police say a woman shot and killed an intruder Friday afternoon at her home in the 22700 block of Grove.

Police say a man in his 20s attempted to break into her home through a rear window. When the homeowner heard the noise, she grabbed her handgun and warned the invader that she was armed. 

The suspect continued to break in and the woman shot him once in the chest.

We're told he fled the scene and was found down the block. 

He was transported to a local hospital and was pronounced dead on arrival. 

This incident follows two separate home invasions in Detroit last Saturday where two homeowners killed people breaking into their homes.

Another home invasion on February 17 involved a mother firing at teenagers who were breaking into her home. 

Despite warning shots, one intruder still barged toward the door a second time. Within hours, all three were arrested and face home invasion charges.

Police have said these results will make thieves think twice before barging into a home.

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