Alleged intruder killed by woman, police say would-be burglar had kid with him

Alleged intruder killed by homeowner, police say would-be burglar had kid with him

A man is dead after police say he attempted to break into a Northeast side home Friday afternoon.

It happened in the 6300 block of Aspen Farm just before 2 p.m. Police say the man tried to get into the home through a window, but a woman inside met the alleged intruder and shot him.

The alleged intruder, later identified as 39-year-old James Carney of New Braunfels, died at a hospital. Police said Carney left a 7-year-old in the car during the attempted break-in.

It's unclear if the woman will be charged, authorities are still investigating.

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