SEBEWA TOWNSHIP (AP) — Authorities say a Michigan homeowner fatally shot a man who broke into his home and attacked him.

The Ionia County sheriff’s office says 40-year-old Justin Eddy of Lansing allegedly forced his way into the home on Tuesday night in Sebewa Township, about 105 miles northwest of Detroit.

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The sheriff’s office says Eddy told the homeowners he was being chased by someone who was trying to kill him. They say a man who lived at the home grabbed his gun and went outside, but couldn’t find anyone. Investigators say Eddy then began acting erratically and attacked the homeowner.

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A statement from the sheriff’s office says the man then shot Eddy. The homeowner is cooperating with investigators and wasn’t arrested. Prosecutors will review the case for possible charges.

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