Port Orange homeowner shoots, kills person trying to break into home, police say

PORT ORANGE, Fla. — Police in Port Orange said they are investigating a deadly shooting that happened during an attempted home burglary.


Officers said the shooting happened around 12:05 a.m. Thursday at a home in the 5900 block of Pelham Drive.

Police said a homeowner shot and killed a person who was trying to break into their home.

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An investigation into the shooting is ongoing, police said.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Port Orange Police Department.

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Channel 9 has a crew working to gather more information and will provide updates on Eyewitness News.

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