The Latest: Woman saw burglary suspect later killed by police

CARY, N. C. – The Latest on a burglary suspect shot by police in North Carolina (all times are local):

6:25 pm

A woman who couldn’t sleep, told a 911 operator she saw a man sneak through the garage door of a North Carolina house. Minutes later, he was shot and killed by police.

Cary officials released the 911 call of the house in the Raleigh suburb.

Two women made the call while hiding in a closet around 2:30 a.m. on Sunday. One told the operator she saw the man come into the house, while they on the couch watching TV, and made it upstairs to warn the other without being seen.

The 911 operator tells the women the suspect ran as officers arrived.

Police say the man was shot by officers trying to arrest him. They have not released his name or what led the agents to the fire.

No one else was injured.


11:20 pm

Authorities say a burglary suspect is shot and killed when police tried to arrest him in a North Carolina neighborhood.

Cary spokesperson Carrie Roman said in a news release that officers went to the home in the Raleigh suburb after getting a call about an intruder at around 2:30 a.m. on Sunday.

Authorities say the shooting happened a few blocks from the house, after the defendant was arrested and officials tried to get him into custody. He died a short time later in the hospital. The city has not release any other details.

The authorities say that the officers and the people in the house were not injured.

The names of the officer who fired and the dead man is not released yet.

The State Bureau of Investigation investigates the shooting.

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