A California man turned the tables on an armed home intruder, grabbing his gun and killing him, authorities mentioned.
The incident occurred round 9:10 p.m. Tuesday at a home within the Mount Hope neighborhood of San Diego, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported.
Police Lt. Matt Dobbs mentioned the 62-year-old home-owner returned to seek out two males ready for him exterior.
One of many males pointed a gun on the resident and demanded his belongings, Dobbs mentioned.
Each suspects entered the home and started rummaging for valuables, he mentioned.
However the resident was capable of disarm the gunman, who then charged at him, Dobbs mentioned.
The home-owner fired a number of instances at him, whereas the opposite intruder ran off, he mentioned.
When authorities arrived, they discovered the person with gunshot wounds, Dobbs mentioned.
He was dropped at the hospital, the place he died, the outlet reported.
Police have solely recognized him as a 39-year-old man.
They’re nonetheless looking for a second suspect, who’s described as in his 30s, information station KGTV reported.
Dobbs mentioned they’re investigating whether or not the resident acted in self-defense.
“We do the investigation and current the details to the [district attorney] who will opine on whether or not a sound self-defense declare exists,” Dobbs advised the San Diego Union-Tribune.