DETROIT (AP) - Detroit police say a homeowner fatally shot two men he says were trying to burglarize his home on the city’s west side.
Sgt. Michael Woody tells The Detroit News and WWJ-AM that officers found the men dead in the driveway Tuesday morning.
Woody says the homeowner told officers he confronted the men outside after hearing someone trying to break in. The homeowner says a fight started and he shot the men.
Woody says the homeowner has a valid concealed pistol license. Police aren’t saying if the dead men were armed.
Police say the Wayne County prosecutor will decide if the killings were justified.
A 17-year-old burglar was shot to death March 6 in Detroit. Three days later, another homeowner hit a burglar with a hammer.
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