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Police: Suspected home invader shot by resident

August 6, 2018

COHOES, N.Y. (AP) — Police say an upstate New York resident has shot and killed a man who he says was trying to break into his Albany-area home.

Police in the city of Cohoes (kuh-HOHZ’) and New York State Police are investigating the early Sunday shooting. Police say the resident told them he shot a man trying to get into his house in the middle of the night.

The man was taken to a hospital, where he later died. Police say they believe the shooting is isolated and there is no threat to the public.

Police haven’t released the names of the resident or the man he shot.

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