SAN ANTONIO - An off-duty police officer has shot and killed an intruder breaking into his home.
The incident occured at the Lincoln Village Apartments around 3:00 a.m. Tuesday in the 1700 block of Jackson Keller on the North Side.
According to police the Poteet police officer was home with some friends at the time of the break-in. The officer identified himself to the burglar, but the intruder continued to enter the apartment. The officer then pulled out his gun and shot the burglar in self defense.
The burglar died at the scene.