"Homeowner Claims He Shot, Killed Intruder"
Homeowner Claims He Shot, Killed Intruder
Body Found Near Doorway
POSTED: 7:26 am PST January 19, 2010
UPDATED: 11:10 am PST January 19, 2010
LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas Metro police said a homeowner shot and killed a man who had broken into his house just after midnight Tuesday.
The homeowner called 911 to report that he had shot an intruder at a home on Clarkway Drive, near Bonanza Road and Rancho Drive.
When officers arrived they found a body lying near the doorway.
The homeowner told police he heard a loud noise in the middle of the night, grabbed a gun, and shot the intruder after confronting him in the living room.
No charges have been filed in the case and police haven’t released the dead man’s identity.