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Report: Intoxicated Intruder Shot And Killed By Missouri Homeowner

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MISSOURI — An allegedly intoxicated and armed intruder was shot and killed by a St Louis County homeowner, according to reports.

The shooting occurred Monday, January 2nd at around 4:20 p.m., according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The incident occurred at a residence in the 900 block of Thunderhead Drive, in unincorporated St. Louis County. The suspect, identified as 43-year-old Frank Campbell, allegedly entered a residence armed with a handgun.

The homeowner shot Campbell after a reported confrontation. Campbell was pronounced dead at the scene.

The homeowner was treated for minor injuries at the scene.

A relative of Campbell’s stated in an interview that he believed Campbell was intoxicated and may have mistakenly entered the wrong residence. St. Louis County Police have not been able to corroborate the relative’s account.

Police have also not indicated if Campbell was shot with his own gun or another. Police are treating the shooting as an act of self-defense.

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