LONG BEACH (KABC) --A burglary suspect was shot and killed by a resident in Long Beach early Monday, police said.
Long Beach police were called to a report of a shooting in the 200 block of Artesia Boulevard at 5:16 a.m. Monday.
They found a man who had been shot in the body. The Long Beach Fire Department brought the man to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries.
Police talked to a man at the scene and determined that he had shot a burglary suspect. He had called police after the shooting and remained at the scene.
After hours of questioning, the resident was released from custody.
Neighbors described the apparent burglar as a homeless man who had been seen skateboarding in the area.
Police are continuing to investigate.
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