A suspected burglar was shot and killed after being confronted by a resident early Friday morning in Dallas, police say.
Dallas police were called to a home on the 2900 block of Seevers Avenue where a person told them he woke up at about 1 a.m. to the sound of someone attempting to kick-in the door of his neighbor.
The resident said he owns both homes and that his neighbor is a relative who lives alone.
Armed with a gun, the homeowner told police he confronted the person as he was trying to burglarize his vehicle and that opened fire when the suspected burglar approached him.
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The injured person then ran from the home, but was found dead a short distance away.
The homeowner was taken to police station to be interviewed and was later released.
Dallas police said the case will be referred to the grand jury.