San Pedro resident shoots, kills burglary suspect inside home, police say

SAN PEDRO, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A resident shot and killed a burglary suspect Thursday morning inside a home in San Pedro, authorities said.

The incident was reported about 7:45 a.m. at a house in the 2800 block of South Carolina Street, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The homeowner told police the suspect tried to enter his home through the front door. The suspect then went around the side of the home and entered through a window. The homeowner says when the man moved toward him, he fired at the suspect.

The unidentified intruder was pronounced dead at the scene, an LAPD spokesperson said.

Yellow police tape cordoned off the driveway of a two-story house at the scene, and police detectives were seen speaking with neighbors.
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