COLUMBIA, MISSOURI — A man is dead after police say he entered a home with a weapon and was confronted by an armed occupant inside. That armed occupant fired, not taking any chances after fearing for his life.
Upon arrival, police found one male suffering life-threatening injuries near the residence and later was pronounced dead at the scene. The individual was identified as Jacob D’Agostino, 20, of Columbia, a CPD release says.via local media
Police are still investigating and no other suspects are being sought.
Police were dispatched to the 2000 block of Fair Lane at approx. 8:45 a.m. on a potential burglary call. Police found one individual deceased when they arrived on scene. No ID on the individual is available at this time. @KOMUnews pic.twitter.com/rc9ky0k81v— Drew CusumanoTV (@DrewCusumano) March 19, 2021
Home invasions usually happen quickly, leaving anyone inside with very little time to react. Having a firearm close by, or better yet carrying while inside your home, will increase your chances of success against such events.