From the San Diego News Network of September 15, 2009
Home invader shot, killed by apartment resident in El Cajon
El Cajon police Teusday investigated the fatal shooting of an intruder at an apartment complex in the East County city.
A man armed with a handgun knocked on the door of an apartment at 1499 Broadway shortly before 5:25 p.m. Monday, then forced his way inside when someone opened the door, according to El Cajon police Lt. Tim Henton.
An occupant of the apartment armed himself with a shotgun and shot the intruder, who died at Sharp Memorial Hospital at 6:30 p.m., Henton said.
Police did not immediately speculate on the motive behind the intrusion.
The intruder’s name was withheld pending family notification.