Woman shot and killed inside home on Detroit's west side

Posted at 3:38 PM, Aug 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-21 23:19:03-04

Detroit police are investigating after a woman was shot and killed inside a home on the city's west side.

The shooting happened around 2 p.m. Sunday in the 15400 block of Ward near Fenkell and Meyers.

Police say a 24-year-old woman was found dead inside the back of the home.  The suspect took off, but was later arrested outside a home on Vinewood.

According to police, the suspect shot the woman multiple times using an AK 47. 

He was reportedly inside the home with five children, several adults and a loaded rifle.  The SWAT team eventually ended a standoff after 25 minutes. 

Everyone inside the home made it out safely. 

Detroit police credit witnesses in helping them make a quick arrest.