Police: Woman investigates noises outside home, shoots man on Detroit's west side

Man rushed to hospital with gunshot wound
Posted at 4:35 AM, Apr 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-26 15:25:30-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Detroit police are investigating what led to a 61-year-old woman shooting a man on the west side.

According to police, the preliminary investigation revealed that the woman heard a noise and went outside to investigate. While she was outside, it’s believed that she got into a struggle with the 49-year-old man she ultimately shot.

The shooting took place shortly after 2 a.m. in the 14000 block of Coyle Street in the Grandmont Rosedale area.

Police tell 7 Action News that he was transported to the hospital by medics and is in serious condition.

A description of what type of altercation they were in is not available, but police say things turned physical before she drew the gun and fired, according to the preliminary investigation.

7 Action News has a crew on the scene of the shooting and is gathering further details at this time.