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Texas father wrestles gun, shoot a burglar outside of the 13-year-old daughter’s bedroom: cops

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A Texas father wrested a gun from an intruder outside of his 13-year-old daughter’s bedroom early Sunday, and shot him multiple times, police said.

The suspect, who police said was in his early 30s, broke into the family’s Houston home through the ground floor window sometime after midnight, The Houston Chronicle.

The police responded to a call of a home intruder in Houston home around 2:40 a.m. on Sunday, according to reports.
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The father of the house was an armed intruder outside his daughter’s bedroom, police said.

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A neighbor had heard the photos and helped the father of four children, ages 4 to 13 outside, The Chronicle. After his return to the home, the neighbor witnessed the suspect stabbing himself with a kitchen knife, the report said.

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The suspect was taken to the Southwest Memorial hospital, where he was pronounced dead. It was not immediately clear what the connection is — possibly — the defendant had to the family of the house. The police said that the incident is still under investigation.

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