Fla. homeowner fatally shoots invader

Published: Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 9:00 a.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 9:00 a.m.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Police say a Jacksonville man fatally shot a man who tried to break into his home.

Authorities responding to the home around 11:20 p.m. Wednesday found the wounded suspect. He was taken to a hospital, where he died.

The Florida Times-Union reports the other suspects fled the scene.

St. T.K. Waters of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says several people were inside the house during the attempted break-in.

No further details were immediately available.

An investigation continues.

Reader comments posted to this article may be published in our print edition. All rights reserved. This copyrighted material may not be re-published without permission. Links are encouraged.

▲ Return to Top