Homeowner shoots, kills intruder during home invasion, say police


    A suspected intruder was shot and killed during a home invasion along West Houston St. on Monday, July 16, 2018. (Photo: Sinclair Broadcast Group)

    Police say a homeowner shot and killed a man who tried to break into his home on Monday night.

    The homeowner told officers he heard a noise at the house on West Houston Street, near Northwest 20th Street, just before 11 p.m.

    He says he grabbed his gun and went to check out the noise when he shot an intruder. The suspect died at the scene.

    Police spent the night talking to several other people in the area who might have witnessed something.

    As of Tuesday morning, investigators said it did not appear the homeowner would be facing any charges, but the incident remained under investigation.

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