DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Police are investigating after a homeowner shot and killed one of three armed intruders shortly after midnight.
It happened on East Overton Road.READ MORE: Waxahachie Dad Shielded 5-Year-Old Daughter From Tornado Monday Night
The homeowner told police he was surprised when three armed men attempted a home invasion robbery. He grabbed his own gun, fatally shooting one of them, and the other two fled on foot.READ MORE: Texas Senate Passes Constitutional Carry Bill
The resident wasn’t injured and called police.
Detectives later interviewed him at Jack Evans Headquarters.MORE NEWS: 15-Year-Old In Custody For Shooting 17-Year-Old In Garland
Based on the interview and physical evidence at the scene to corroborate his account of the event, he was released pending a grand jury referral.