Friday, May 5, 2006

Hazel Park, Michigan

From Southfield’s of May 5, 2006
Man Killed in Hazel Park Home Invasion

A suspected robber was fatally shot inside a Hazel Park home, early Friday morning. Police learned the victim and the shooter were acquaintances.

Around 1 a.m., the homeowner called police saying he’d shot an intruder. When investigators arrived they found 22-year-old Michael Wycoff dead upstairs.

The homeowner claimed his house had been ransacked and a window was broken, so he grabbed his gun and found Wycoff in an upstairs closet. Police said there was a confrontation and the homeowner fired.

According to authorities, the homeowner knew the [sic] Wycoff’s sister and all three were together at her home earlier in the evening.

Police are still investigating and the homeowner has not been arrested. Wycoff has a criminal history including home invasion.

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