A southwest Houston homeowner used his firearm to stop an intruder who was attempting to break into his home early Tuesday morning.
According to local police, the homeowner was awakened by the sound of breaking glass at his front door. Alarmed, he grabbed his gun and went to investigate. When he saw a man breaking through the glass and entering his home, the homeowner confronted him and fired several gunshots.
The suspect ran away, but collapsed nearby and later died at the scene. The homeowner was uninjured in the incident.