Police: Homeowner justified in shooting, killing intruder - KMOV.com

Police: Homeowner justified in shooting, killing intruder

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By Afton Spriggs By Afton Spriggs

(KMOV) -- A home invasion in north St. Louis ends with one person dead and authorities say the 64-year-old homeowner who shot the intruder was justified.

Police say that around 4:00 a.m. on Monday, a suspect kicked in the front door of a home in the 1900 block of East College.

According to police, the noise woke the homeowner who then shot and killed the would be robber.

Authorities tell News 4 that thieves have broken into the house before.

One person was taken away in a police car.

Officers are still looking for two female suspects who fled the scene.

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