Mother of 3 fatally shoots intruder trying to break into her apartment

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana – A mother fatally shot an intruder who was trying to break into her Indianapolis apartment on Wednesday afternoon, June 7th.

The shooting occurred around 1:10 p.m. in the 2800 block of White Knight Boulevard near East 30th Street and Mitthoeffer Road in Indianapolis.

According to WXIN, the woman was at home with her three young children when she witnessed a suspect trying to break into her apartment. She shot the intruder, who was later pronounced dead at the scene.

This is the second time in the past two days in which a homeowner fatally shot an intruder in Indiana. The first incident occurred in the early morning hours of June 6th at a Castleton-area home, WXIN said.