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As supporters call for Dearborn, Michigan police to arrest the man who fatally shot 19-year-old Renisha McBride on Nov. 2, her autopsy is revealing more about the night she was killed.

A medical examiner has determined that the teen was shot in the face, not at close range. She was allegedly slain by the homeowner in Dearborn Heights while seeking help after a car accident.

The autopsy report from the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office also ruled her death a homicide.

“There was an entrance shotgun wound to the face, with no evidence of close-range discharge of a firearm noted on the skin surrounding this wound,” the report states. McBride’s clothing was wet, the report also reveals.

Still, the homeowner, a 54-year-old man, is claiming that he believed someone was breaking into his home and found McBride on his doorstep. That’s when he shot her, but accidentally, according to the homeowner’s lawyers.

“On that night he was woken up. … Everything was dark in the house, and he was awoken by sounds of a person or persons trying to get into his home,” said his lawyer, Cheryl Carpenter.

Carpenter told the Detroit News she believes that when further evidence will show that the homeowner was “justified and acted as a reasonable person would who was in fear for his life.”

Police remain tight-lipped about the identity of the shooter, prompting protests and calls for his arrest and release of his name from McBride’s family and a community frustrated with a number of things – namely the similarities between McBride’s death and other unarmed African Americans like Jonathan Ferrell, as well as the police department’s decision to protect the shooter in this case.

We’ll keep you updated on the latest.

SOURCE: Huffington Post | PHOTO CREDIT: Screengrab