Police: Detroit woman shoots man she lives with, thought he was an intruder

Posted at 12:34 PM, Aug 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-07 12:43:28-04

Detroit Police are investigating an accidental non-fatal shooting that happened early Tuesday morning on Trinity. 

Officers were called to the area on a report of a person shot around 2:00 a.m.

The 38-year-old man who was shot told police the electricity in his home was out. He entered his home in the dark. 

The woman thought the man was an intruder, retrieved a gun from under her pillow, and fired one shot, hitting the man in the upper right arm. 

The man was taken to Sinai-Grace Hospital. The woman was also at the hospital, according to police.

Officials are still investigating the incident.