A homeowner in the Capitol Heights neighborhood apparently surprised an alleged burglar today and shot him to death, according to police.
Montgomery Police Department spokesman Lt. Huey Thornton said the burglary occurred in the 2300 block of St. Charles Ave., after the homeowner came home and discovered his belongings had been disturbed.
Thornton said the homeowner came across the alleged burglar and shot him.
The body was discovered at 2204 Winona Ave.
A Montgomery Police officer stands at a residence on Winona Street where a shooting victim expired Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2006. The victim was shot by the resident of the apartment he was robbing at the corner of St. Charles Avenue and Panama Street.