PHOENIX — Police are investigating an overnight burglary that led to a deadly shooting in Phoenix.
Officers were first called to investigate a residential burglary in the area of 19th Avenue and Bell Road around 10:30 p.m. Sunday.
According to preliminary information, a man tried to break into a home in the area when the homeowner, a woman, fired a gun, hitting the intruder.
Police say the man was taken to the hospital with critical injuries. A police official at the scene said the man has since died.
Police took a self-defense statement from the homeowner who fired the weapon and she was released.
The incident is still under investigation.