Drunken man shot dead by home­owner

Houston Chronicle - - CITY | STATE - From staff re­ports

A man died Satur­day night after a shoot­ing at a res­i­dence in north Hous­ton, ac­cord­ing to the Hous­ton Po­lice Depart­ment.

Gun­fire broke out around 7:20 p.m. on Veen­stra near Ful­ton when a home­owner al­legedly found a drunken man on his prop­erty. The home­owner told the man to leave, but he kept com­ing back and try­ing to break through the front door.

Even­tu­ally, ac­cord­ing to au­thor­i­ties, the home­owner al­legedly got a gun and shot the would-be in­truder.The in­tox­i­cated man died be­fore po­lice showed up, and the home­owner was taken in for ques­tion­ing and re­leased. No charges are ex­pected.

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