DETROIT – A 46-year-old man was shot and killed by the police on Friday morning when officers conducted a search warrant in a home in the 9200 Evergreen Road Detroit neighborhood.
Family members of a 5-year-old girl killed in a shooting Thursday night at another home in Detroit said that the home on Evergreen Road is for the girl's father.
Detroit Police Cpt. Kurt Warboys said a working group for the murder went home at 4:50 pm on Friday to implement a warrant. Warboys said the 46-year-old man lay on the couch when officials entered the home. The man was armed with an AR gun, police said and lifted the gun. The gun was loaded with safety, police said.
Warboys said officers "neutralized" the situation. One of them kicked the man and killed him.
The home is located on Evergreen Road near Westfield Avenue. Police had blocked Evergreen Road in both directions.
5-year-old girl killed night before
Family members said Friday morning's deadly shot is in conjunction with a 5-year-old girl's deadly shot Thursday night during a home invasion of the 1
"An armed black man came into the home and kicked a shot," said Detroit Police cmdr. Elaing Bryant. . "The armed black cock fled, we're just not sure if it's on foot or in vehicles, or in any direction."
Police did not wait for emergency medical services and took the 5-year-old to Sinai-Grace Hospital where she later died of her injuries. The mother was taken off ambulance to Sinai-Grace and she has been upgraded from critical to stable state.
Warboys said the Detroit Police Commissioner is expected to offer more information on this case during a press conference on Friday afternoon.
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