An alleged intruder broke into a Houston apartment around 9 p.m. Monday night, and the woman resident inside shot him dead.
When officers arrived at the upstairs apartment, they discovered a man with a gunshot wound. When the Houston Fire Department arrived, he was pronounced dead.
The man allegedly kicked in the door and entered the apartment after threatening to kill the occupants. According to police, a woman inside the apartment shot him as he entered.
A grand jury will be convened to investigate the incident.
Investigators believe the man and woman knew each other, but they have not confirmed their relationship. Their true identities have yet to be revealed.
Other people, including children, were in the apartment at the time of the shooting, according to police.