Suspected prowler killed at La Center home
Monday, January 23, 2012
LA CENTER, Wash. (AP) -- The Clark County sheriff's office says a suspected prowler who was shot by a homeowner at La Center has died at a Vancouver hospital.
The sheriff's office says he was not known by the homeowner. The homeowner has not been arrested. Detectives continue to investigate.
Sgt. Fred Neiman says the shooting took place outside the home. It's not clear yet how the homeowner became aware of the suspect. There were at least two people in the home at the time.
Someone called 911, and when deputies arrived early Tuesday, just after midnight, they found the wounded man in the driveway. He was taken to Peace Health Medical Center where he died.