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One Dead In Livingston County Following Car Chase


It's a story our media partners WHMI broke Monday afternoon.

It seemed like a routine, breaking and entering case for law enforcement in Livingston county. But little did they know the call would lead to a car chase and a deadly shootout.

The break in was reported around 4:30 in Green Oak Township and as Nick Perreault explains, it ended near Twilight Drive and Baytes Drive, where the situation escalated quickly.

Green Oak Township Police say it all started with a breaking and entering call about 3 miles from the suspects home.

"A suspect vehicle and description was put out, there was a Green Oak officer and Michigan State Police trooper nearby, they observed the vehicle from the description

of the burglary, it was a home burglary," said Green Oak Police Chief Robert Brookins.

Then the suspect, who police say was in his 30's, lead police on a car chase to his home on Twilight drive.

"Shots exchanged in the driveway of the home, and the suspect that was involved in the burglary that was being chased, was pursued into the home, there was an exchange of gunfire in the home," Chief Brookins said.

The suspect was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The victim's mother had been living with him, but not home at the time of the shooting.

Two officers were injured in the exchange of gunfire, one Green Oak Township police officer and one Michigan State Trooper.

Both of the officers injured in the shoot out have since been treated and released.

The investigation has been handed over to the Michigan State Police.

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