Suspected intruder killed in Harrison Township home invasion, police say

Jasmin Barmore
The Detroit News

Harrison Township — A home invasion turned violent Monday, leaving a suspected intruder dead, the Macomb County Sheriff's Office said.

Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a residence at around 12:36 p.m. to investigate a home invasion in progress at a residence the Harrison Woods condominium complex near 16 Mile Road. En route, dispatch reported other callers in the neighborhood saying they heard gunshots, according to the Sheriff's Office. 

Deputies found one person dead inside the home, identified as a 26-year-old man from Redford Township. 

After questioning two people in the incident, a 27-year-old Harrison Township woman and a 27-year-old man from Inkster, authorities determined that the person found dead "forced his way into the home and was subsequently shot by one of the occupants," officials said.

Both people questioned were released from custody per the Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office pending review. 

The Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate.

Staff Writer Mark Hicks contributed