Police say burglary suspect fatally shot by homeowner
LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL
A homeowner fatally shot a burglary suspect Sunday afternoon at his northeast valley residence, Las Vegas police said.
Homicide Lt. Lew Roberts said that about 4:15 p.m., police responded to a shooting at a residence at the 4600 block of Crystal Peak Drive, near Cheyenne Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard.
Roberts said the homeowner reported returning home and finding the suspect inside.
Police did not identify the suspect, who died at the scene, or the homeowner. Roberts said the deceased appeared to be in his 30s.
He did not know whether the suspect was armed.
Roberts said it appears the homeowner would not be charged but emphasized that the investigation was in its early stages.
Roberts added the homeowner's gun appeared to be registered.
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