• BREAKING NEWS ABC shows live and on-demand -- Download the WATCH ABC app!

Robbery suspect killed in Woodland Hills

August 2, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Police are searching for two suspects who fled the scene of a deadly home invasion in Woodland Hills.According to police, three armed men kicked down the front door of a home on Burbank Boulevard Friday afternoon.

A couple in their 60's and their sons were home.

One of the sons had a high powered rifle and took on the would-be robbers.

One of them ended up dead after what police describe as a struggle and a lot of shooting.

"There is evidence inside the residence of several rounds that were fired and when I say evidence there is bullet holes in the walls and also casings," said Lt. Steven Sambar of the Los Angeles Police Department.

The dead suspect has been identified as 20-year old Alexander Neal of Compton. Police say the two other suspects took off in a silver sedan.

Detectives interviewed the residents but the district attorney's office will decide on any possible charges.


Click here for more headlines from ABC7 Eyewitness News