Detroit woman, 72, shot during home invasion - Fox 2 News Headlines

Detroit woman, 72, shot during home invasion

Posted: Updated:
DETROIT (WJBK) -

Police say a 72-year-old woman is expected to recover after she was shot several times by a man who broke into her west side home early Friday morning.

Detroit police say the 23-year-old man forced his way into the woman's home in the 15800 block of Sussex around 5 a.m. and fired several shots, striking her in the body. She was transported to a local hospital and is listed in temporary-serious condition.

The suspect fled the scene, but police were able to track him using fresh footprints in the snow. He was taken into custody while hiding in a vacant home.

No further details have been released.

Powered by WorldNow

WJBK-TV | Fox 2
16550 West Nine Mile Rd.
Southfield, MI 48075

Main Station: (248) 557-2000
Newsroom: (248) 552-5103

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices