Alleged Intruder Pronounced Dead at Scene After Confrontation with Armed Home Occupant

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An alleged intruder was pronounced dead at the scene after being shot by a home occupant in Tampa, Florida, Saturday just before 4:20 a.m.

Police were called and responding officers found a man in his 40s with “a gunshot wound,” FOX 13 reported.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Tampa Police Department noted a man in the house, who shot the alleged intruder, told officers the suspect entered the home through a window. A confrontation ensued, after which the occupant shot the man.

Police indicated that the occupant was cooperative with officers when they arrived.

Breitbart News reported that an occupant of a Tucson, Arizona, home fatally shot an alleged intruder on Independence Day around 1:00 p.m.

After shooting the suspect, the occupant fled the home with his girlfriend and two infant children to find help.

AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and the writer/curator of Down Range with AWR Hawkins, a weekly newsletter focused on all things Second Amendment, also for Breitbart News. He is the political analyst for Armed American Radio, a member of Gun Owners of America, and the director of global marketing for Lone Star Hunts. He was a Visiting Fellow at the Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal in 2010 and has a Ph.D. in Military History. Follow him on Instagram: @awr_hawkins. You can sign up to get Down Range at Reach him directly at


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