Officials say an elderly Tijeras man attacked by an intruder fought back, shooting that intruder dead.
Friday night neighbors were calling that man a hero.
“He did great,” said Neighbor Jacob Johnson.
“He’s an elderly guy so, that’s a pretty big thing to survive,” said Neighbor Szonja Johnson.
The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department says it was about 5:30 Thursday afternoon when they were called to Campo Road. Deputies say that’s where Sebastian Thompson, 48, broke into a home and attacked a 70-year-old man.