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Man gunned down inside own home on Detroit's east side by intruder

Posted: 3:45 PM, Jun 04, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-04 17:35:36-04

Detroit police are searching for a suspect who broke into a man's home on Chalmers and shot and killed him. 

Jesse Lovett, 52, was described as a devoted father and someone who always looked out for his friends. 

On Monday, Lovett was ambushed and fatally shot inside his home on Chalmers near Vernor. He was returning from a gas station where he had just purchased his daily coffee.

Police say there may have been a struggle, and that the suspect may have been wounded.

Lovett was found at around 8 a.m. by a friend he lived with. 

Police are still working to identify a motive and determine a suspect description. 

If you have any information, contact the Detroit Police Department.