SC Suspected Home Invader Killed in Shootout with Homeowner
On July 3 a 26-year-old suspected home invader in Easley, South Carolina, was killed after getting into a shootout with the homeowner of a residence he was allegedly robbing.
According to The State, the incident took place in the morning hours. The suspect was confronted by the homeowner, and the two exchanged gunfire. "The two men were found in the living room" when police arrived.
A mother and "her 17-year-old daughter were in the home at the time of the shooting."
Police say the suspect and the homeowner used handguns, and the "suspect was shot multiple times." They believe the suspect's motivation was robbery-based.
The homeowner was taken to the hospital where he is in stable condition.
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