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Friday, February 22 2013, 11:07 AM CST
21-year-old protects family, kills home invasion suspect


HOUSTON – by KHOU 11 News and www.khou.com


A 21-year-old man took drastic action to protect his family Thursday night when three suspects barged into their northwest Harris County home.


The young man was home with his mother and father in the 3900 block of Brook Garden when three unknown, armed men forced their way into the house around 8 p.m., according to Harris County Sheriff’s deputies.


The son managed to get to his dad’s gun in time and opened fire, hitting one of the suspects. That suspect died in the back bedroom. The other two suspects fled the scene.


Deputies responding to the call spotted a vehicle carrying two men who matched the suspects’ descriptions and pulled it over. The men were taken into custody for questioning.


Deputies said they do not know why the suspects targeted this home.


“At this point, we don’t know what the motive is behind this home invasion, but they did force entry into the residence,” said Sgt. Greg Pinkins, Harris County Sheriff's Office.


No charges were expected to be filed against the homeowner’s son.


This story comes to us through KFDM's media partnership with KHOU 11 News in Houston.

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Port Neches mom joins Pediatric Hydrocephalus Fnd. for son

Calvin Walker out as BISD electrician

Picture of Nissan Altima driven by Verizon store robbers

Crimestoppers reveals pictures of robbers who held up Verizon store off I-10 in Beaumont

Hospital taking safety precautions for potential Ebola cases

Orange takes next step in downtown project

Testimony begins in trial of man accused of gunning down a Port Arthur nightclub owner

BISD Board Meeting tonight livestreamed online

Storm damage prompts Jasper County Judge to declare disaster

Jefferson County DA candidates stake their views

CDC advising students, college about travel to Africa

Collision between 18 wheeler and car injures one

Fire damages apartment complex in Orange

Update: Leak from 18 wheeler is condensate; no hazmat situation

Fire damages Ector Street home.

Principal, restaurant manager switch places

University guidelines for Ebola

Lightning strikes Jasper oil field worker

Infectious Disease Task Force to hold public hearing

Pictures of trees down in Buna area

Know your candidates in the Jefferson County DA race

Storm clouds rolling into Beaumont

Power outages scattered through out the area as storms push through

Around the web: Boy's password save him from abduction

Car flipped in College St. accident

Tornado Watch until 7 p.m. for a number of SETX counties

Ringhardt back in Orange County

Severe weather possible as line of storms moves into Southeast Texas

No injuries in Lumberton school bus accident

One dead, 22 injured in hay ride crash

Dallas nurse who cared for Ebola patient tests positive for Ebola

Mentoring group reaches out to youth in effort to curb violence

BPD: Gunmen robbed a Beaumont Verizon store

Target expands; now carries produce and fresh meats

Cowboy Church Holds Rodeo in Orange County

Church Pumpkin Patch in Nederland

Mother begs teenaged daughter to come home

Philanthropist Rudy Williams has died

Sisterhood and support at Julie Richardson Procter 5k

Entergy power outage leaves thousands without power in Port Arthur

Truck driver comes forward after deadly Orange County crash

Driver slams into tree in Port Arthur

Tour a local World War II fort

Candidates react to federal judge blocking Texas Voter ID Law

Downtown will be hard to travel Saturday

Think Pink event encourages SETX residents battling breast cancer

Jefferson County begins no refusal program to crack down on DWI cases

State Rep. Deshotel wants area elected officials briefed on incineration of items from Ebola patient's Dallas apartment

Candidates weigh in on judge's action to void Voter ID law

Research finds more expensive rings can mean higher rate of divorces

Update on child hit by car while skateboarding in Lumberton

Medical helicopter called to P.A. accident

Restaurant Report: Oct. 10, 2014

Update: Lumberton boy hit by car

Ben Rogers Center helps community

BISD board asks department heads for more budget information

Update: Eleven-year-old hit by car in Lumberton, transported to Houston hospital by helicopter

Federal judge blocks enforcement of tougher Texas voter ID law

Couple dealing with cancer reacts to a woman choosing to end her life

Port Arthur resident reacts items from Dallas Ebola victim's apartment being destroyed in Port Arthur

Auto/pedestrian accident reported in Hardin County

KFDM learns Shane Hadnot pleads not guilty in Alfred Wright case

Local training center giving mentally challenged Southeast Texans job opportunities

Veolia to incinerate articles from Dallas Ebola victim's apartment

Jeff County sex offender convicted of failure to register address

Former teacher receives probated sentence for improper relationship

Mother of child with Enterovirus shares her story

Sales tax revenues in most Golden Triangle cities up over last year

Beaumont average gasoline price lowest in Texas

Chief Bush: Runaway children located, okay

KFDM learns Freedom From Religion Foundation making new requests of HJISD

Southeast Texas cowboy chases his dreams

Police captain who helped find Boston Marathon bombing suspects spoke at Rotary event

How new regulations on the popular painkiller hydrocodone are affecting patients and doctors

Beaumont welcomes 350 people to Crime Stoppers Conference

Bo Kelley pleads guilty in West Brook Booster Club case

Southeast Texas Scarecrow Fest underway

Court documents shed new light on Lumberton homicide

Cow Bayou Bridge closed by acid spill

City orders vacant Ridgewood Retirement Center to be demolished

Mother who lost son and house burned down, talks about making it

The Weather Forecast with Greg Bostwick

Woman faces son's killer and loses house to fire in same week

CrimeStoppers: Oct 7, 2014

Abbott campaigns in Beaumont

Friends of victim, wife of suspect speak about fatal shooting

Know your candidates Jefferson County Court at Law No. 3

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