Burglar killed during Arlington Heights home invasion

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
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The Los Angeles Police Department said a homeowner shot and killed a burglar in self-defense in the 1700 block of Fifth Avenue on Monday, Dec. 14, 2015.

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Los Angeles police said a burglar was shot and killed by a homeowner during a home invasion on Monday.

Officials said the incident happened in the 1700 block of Fifth Avenue in the Arlington Heights area at about 8:30 a.m.

Police said the homeowner was watching TV when two men entered the home.

In self-defense, the homeowner shot and killed one burglar, according to police.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene inside the home.

Police are still searching for the second burglary suspect.

Officials said the homeowner is cooperating with detectives.