Police: Homeowner fatally shoots intruder in Coloma Township

Published: Jun. 25, 2020 at 6:13 PM EDT
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A 47-year-old man has been shot to death by a homeowner during an alleged break-in in southwestern Michigan.

Police responded about 2:30 a.m. Thursday to a report of a home invasion in progress in Coloma Township, according to the Herald-Palladium of St. Joseph.

Coloma Township Police Chief Wes Smigielski said the homeowner came outside with his hands up when officers arrived. Officers found the body of Kevin Cox inside the home. He had been shot once.

The homeowner did not know Cox, Smigielski said.

The shooting was under investigation.

Coloma Township is about 78 miles (125 kilometers) southwest of Grand Rapids.

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