Manistee County Man Dead After Breaking Into Home While Wielding a Knife

A Manistee County man is dead after state police say he broke into a house and was shot by one of the people inside.

Troopers were called to a home invasion and shooting in Copemish around 1:30 Sunday afternoon.

They say Nathan Reed of Copemish forced his way into a home on 1st Street while brandishing a knife.

MSP says a man and woman were inside the residence.

They say there was a struggle and one of the occupants grabbed a gun and shot Reed.

Troopers say Reed died at the scene from gunshot wounds.

The woman was treated for a minor head injury and released.

The man was not hurt.

State police are not sure why reed broke into the home.

As of now, investigators do not believe he knew the couple inside.