Shoreline homeowner shoots, kills armed intruder
by KOMO Staff
SHORELINE, Wash. -- A Shoreline man shot and killed one of two men who broke into his home early Saturday, the King County Sheriff's Office said.
Police responded after 7 a,m. to the 14500 block of Whitman Avenue North. Officers found a wounded man who the resident of the home said was one of two men who had kicked in the front door of his home and entered it.
The resident told police that at least one of the intruders had a gun. The Shoreline man shot one intruder, and the other ran away.
Paramedic couldn't resuscitate the man who was shot. He was pronounced dead.
The Sheriff's Office is investigating and says it will not have more information on this case until at least Monday.