A homeowner shot and killed an alleged burglary suspect after he caught him trying to break into his house, according to police.
Police were called to a residence in the 10800 block of Camp Bowie Boulevard in far west Fort Worth about 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, a police call log showed. The homeowner had the suspect pinned down and was holding a gun on him, the call log stated.
The suspect reportedly died after the homeowner shot him, police said.
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The suspect broke down the family’s front door and got into a scuffle with the homeowner, according to a story from WFAA. The homeowner, a father, got a gun and shot him, the WFAA story said.
During the scuffle, the suspect stabbed the homeowner, according to a story from Fox 4 News.
The father was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, according to emergency medical personnel.
The father was trying to protect his wife and three children, a CBS11 News story said. A 911 call taker listened as the intruder made threats and thrashed around inside the house, the CBS story said.
Police have not identified the intruder.