LA Homeowner defends his house from multiple burglars protecting grandmother and toddler

Police-arrest-man The man was taken in for questioning but it is not clear if he has been charged

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Important Takeaways:

  • A homeowner shot and killed a home invasion suspect in Los Angeles early Saturday morning while a grandmother and toddler were in the house in the fifth such crime reported in the area in the space of 10 days.
  • Officers were called to a home in the Granada Hills section of the San Fernando Valley, north of Beverly Hills, around 5am on Saturday after someone reported a ‘hot prowl’ – a burglary where the homeowner is present.
  • ‘The officers’ preliminary investigation determined that approximately three to four armed males in their 20s entered the home with the intent to burglarize the location,’ according to LAPD officials.
  • The name of the deceased burglar has not been released.
  • The other three suspects fled the scene and have not yet been identified, but police said a ‘trail of blood’ suggested one of them had been injured.
  • There was also a grandmother and a toddler in the house at the time.
  • Video from the scene shows the unnamed male homeowner being detained by police during the initial investigation, but it is not known if he has been charged.
  • LAPD Valley Bureau Deputy Chief Alan Hamilton said that the investigation in ongoing and that it’s up to the District Attorney’s Office if charges will be filed in the case.
  • Neighbors were alarmed by the incident but told KTLA that they aren’t surprised.
  • Pat Walsh said: ‘We’ve been having burglaries every day in this neighborhood.
  • ‘So I’m not surprised at all. It’s been a real problem. Residents here are fed up.’

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