Two intruders found themselves outgunned when they broke into a Houston man’s apartment on Friday. When they reportedly forced their way into the residence, the man armed himself and fired at the suspects several times.
One of the suspects was hit and pronounced dead at the scene, while the other fled. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office said there were at least two suspects, but they are working to determine if there could have been more.
Officers responded to the shooting at around 12:45 p.m. Friday in North Harris County.
The resident told investigators that he was still sleeping when he heard noise coming from the front door and decided to see what it was. When he did, the two suspects busted into his apartment. He then opened fire.
“According to investigators, a man has shown up a nearby hospital with a gunshot wound and they are now trying to determine if he was involved in this home invasion,” KPRC-TV reports.
Neighbor Tasha Hopkins told KVUE-TV that “no one deserves to get killed,” but “if you do wrong, there’s a price to pay for it.”