A Davie, Fla., homeowner on Wednesday shot and killed a burglar who was trying to break into his home.
The homeowner, incidentally an off-duty Miramar police officer, told police he was awakened to the sound of breaking glass. He confronted the burglar outside his home and shot him.
According to a report at NBCMiami.com, the officer, 39-year-old Tait Thomas, told authorities he feared for his life and was forced to fire. No one else was injured in the incident.