A homeowner in Grand Prairie fatally shot a 20-year-old man who police say broke into the house at about 1 a.m. on Monday.
Rayme Castilleja specifically targeted the home in the 2000 block of Plains Court, police said. He died of a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Police are investigating the shooting as a homicide, and a Tarrant County grand jury will decide if the homeowner should face charges.
The Texas penal code says a self-defense claim is presumed reasonable when someone unlawfully and with force enters or tries to enter a person’s occupied home, vehicle or place of business or employment.