IA: Man who broke into house shot and killed by armed resident, police say

Source: Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

“A man was fatally shot after breaking into a Monticello man’s home last week, according to Monticello’s chief of police. At 1:48 a.m. Wednesday, a man called 911 in Jones County to report someone trying to break in at his home in the 300 block of South Sycamore Street. Before an officer arrived, the resident armed himself with a gun and shot the intruder, who had gotten inside and confronted him, according to the news release.” (01/17/23)