LCSO Investigating Fatal Shooting in Sterling
An alleged intruder was reported killed by a homeowner on Pullman Court.
UPDATE: While the shooting victim has not been identified, NBC News 4 reported during its 11 p.m. broadcast that he may have been a teenager from the block, and that he may have entered the wrong home mistakenly. The Washington Post has a similar report.
A man was fatally shot in Sterling this morning and it appears he was an intruder who was killed by a resident of a home he had entered, according to a press release form the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office.
Officers responded to the 45900 block of Pullman Court in Sterling just after 2:30 a.m. Sunday, where a homeowner reported that he shot an unknown male who had entered the residence. The shooting victim has not yet been identified.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the LCSO Criminal Investigations Division at 703-777-0475.
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