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.

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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.

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The resident wasn’t injured and called police.

Detectives later interviewed him at Jack Evans Headquarters.

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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.