A home intrusion suspect was shot dead in Pinecrest, Florida, on Monday after breaking into the home of a federal agent who was able to quickly grab her gun.
ABC News reports that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agent, 55-year-old Maria Otero, was sleeping when “28-year-old Robert Young III smashed in a glass sliding door” around 1:30 a.m.
According to Local 10 News, Otero “fired several shots” at Young, killing him on the scene.
One neighbor said, “(I was) a bit surprised, a bit shocked, but you know, it’s a very quiet neighborhood around here, Well, it is Miami, so it can happen, but not in this neighborhood.
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