Man shot while attempting to break into Detroit home, police said

Candice Williams
The Detroit News

An attempted home invasion suspect is in temporary serious condition after he was shot while trying to break into a Detroit home early Friday morning, police said.

The incident happened around 1:15 a.m. in the 19700 block of Goddard on the city’s east side, police said.

According to police, a 49-year-old man was attempting to break in through the back door of a home when a 58-year-old man inside fired a shot, hitting the suspect.

The suspect ran from the scene, but police detained him. He was taken to a hospital.