Police: Northwest Side Man Shoots, Kills Intruder

Police say a northwest side man shot and killed an intruder in the garage of his northwest side apartment early Easter Sunday, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.

The man told detectives he had just pulled his car into the garage of his apartment at Vance Jackson at Woodstone and the garage door was coming down when a man ducked under the garage door and attacked him, pistol-whipping him with a handgun.

The victim managed to escape, grabbed his legally carried weapon, and shot the 30 year old attacker twice.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim was treated for minor injuries.

Detectives aren't sure if this was a robbery attempt, or if the two men knew each other.. No charges have been filed.


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