(Las Vegas, NV) – Police are still searching for a motive in the shooting death of a home invasion suspect in the 2800 block of S. Decatur Blvd., in a shooting that took place just before 7am last Tuesday.
Police Lt. Dan McGrath said that the resident at this address reported seeing a man, who he believed to be his neighbor, force his way into his apartment armed with a knife.
The resident, who was lying in bed at the time, shot at the suspect — killing him on the scene.
Responding officers found a knife at the scene and are calling the case an act of self-defense. Nevada is a Stand–Your–Ground state.