3 in custody after shooting during a home invasion
Police have three men in custody Thursday, including a homeowner, following a shooting in Westland home invasion that left one man dead and another injured.
According to police, the shooting happened around 9:30 a.m. on Glenwood near Second.
“Police were initially called to the location after receiving a 911 call stating that the homeowner had shot someone that had forced their way into his residence,” police said in a statement Thursday.
When police arrived, the suspects were no longer in the area, police said. The homeowner, a 23-year-old man, was injured from a gunshot wound to the leg, police said.
Officers later discovered that one of the men involved in the shooting, a 24-year-old Westland man, was at Beaumont Wayne Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police arrested two men, a 24-year-old Belleville resident and a 22-year-old Inkster resident, for home invasion at the hospital, authorities said.
“We believe there was some kind of situation leading up to it,” Sgt. Robert Wilkie said Thursday. “We don’t have anything solid, but it was some kind of non-random thing where every person had a pre-existing relationship.”
The homeowner was treated and released from the hospital. He was also placed under arrest, police said.
The relationship among those involved in the shooting was unclear, police said.
The suspects will remain in custody pending charges from the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, police said.