Investigators from the Broward Sheriff’s Office return to the North Lauderdale home at 8161 SW 11th Street where a homeowner fatally shot a suspected burglar before dawn on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. (Erika Pesantes/Sun Sentinel)
Shortly before 3 a.m. Friday, the owner of a trim pink home with manicured lawn and landscaping heard a noise in the backyard. He got a gun and stepped out to investigate.
The homeowner saw a man first trying to break into a shed, and then into the house. He fired multiple shots, killing the burglar, Broward Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Keyla Concepcion said.
Deputies arrived at the residence …read more