California authorities confirmed a Valentine’s Day burglary attempt ended in the shooting death of a 26-year-old suspect.
Ontario police released a statement indicating the early-morning crime began when a Los Angeles native attempted to break into a local residence.
According to a 911 call from a female homeowner, her husband engaged in a short physical altercation with the suspect before fatally shooting him. Police found the man, whose name was not immediately released, lying dead near the home’s main entrance.
No other injuries were reported. Police indicated that the armed homeowner was not arrested.