Police: Man killed after Colorado Springs home invasion
June 21, 2010
COLORADO SPRINGS (AP) – Colorado Springs police say one man is dead and another has been arrested after a homeowner exchanged gunfire with two intruders.
Police say two men kicked in the door of a house on Saturday, and the homeowner fired at them. Officers say the homeowner told them at least one of the intruders fired back at him while they were fleeing.
Police say the intruders later walked into a hospital, one of them with gunshot wounds. Authorities say the wounded man died and the other man was arrested on suspicion of burglary.
Police identified the man they arrested as 32-year-old Jason Wallace of Colorado Springs.
Names weren’t released for either the homeowner or the man who died.
No other injuries have been reported.