UPDATE: Homeowner shoots, kills intruder in White Center


UPDATE Monday, April 22 3:45 p.m.: Early Monday morning (April 22), at around 2:40 a.m. near the 9800 block of 13th Ave SW in White Center (map below), a homeowner awoke to the sound of a window shattering in the kitchen area of his house, and a short time later he heard footsteps inside his house.

The 35-year old homeowner immediately called 911 and armed himself with a handgun.

The homeowner hid in his closet while waiting for Deputies to arrive.

Prior to Deputies arriving on-scene, the 29-year old suspect opened the bedroom door and was shot by the homeowner.

The suspect died at the scene.

There may have been a second suspect, but so far the investigation has not uncovered any evidence of one.

King County Major Crimes Detectives continue to investigate.


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