Son kills home burglary suspect outside Kingwood home

KHOU 11's Rucks Russell reports

KINGWOOD, Texas -- A burglary suspect was shot and killed in a Kingwood home on Christmas Eve.

According to police, the incident happened around 9:45 p.m. Saturday on Longleaf Pines Lane when a resident noticed broken glass in a front window of his home. 

Police said as he was checking out the glass, the homeowner noticed a suspect in his home. He then alerted his son who was also in the house with his wife. 

The son, who carries a weapon, shot the suspect. He died in the home. 

Police said the suspect was in his early 20s, they believe he entered through the back door of the house.

Video surveillance showed another suspect as well who they said broke the window. That suspect fled before police arrived. 

Police don't know if the home was targeted. There were lights on and cars in the driveway at the time of the burglary; none of the family members were injured. 

 

 

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