Homeowner Shoots, Kills Intruder Police Looking For 2 Other Men


POSTED: 6:54 am CDT July 10, 2006UPDATED: 8:45 am CDT July 10, 2006SAN ANTONIO -- A homeowner fatally wounded a man who tried to break into a home early Monday on the far North Side.Police said they received a call at 2:30 a.m. for a robbery in progress at a home in the 2500 block of Summit Creek.When police arrived, they found a man lying in the street about a block from where the call was received.The homeowner told police that two pickup trucks carrying three men pulled up to his home, and the trio immediately tried to kick in the front door to his home.From a second-floor landing, the homeowner fired eight shots down the stairs.Police said the suspected intruder who died ran at least one block before collapsing on Summit Crest and Summit Creek.There was a manhunt for the two other men, who may have also been wounded, police said.The homeowner is not expected to be charged because he was in fear of his life and was defending himself and his home, police said.