LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WAFF) - An investigation into a deadly shooting is underway in Belle Mina.
Limestone County deputies say the shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday on Garrett Road in Belle Mina.
Deputies say a resident returned home from work to find his door open. He told investigators a masked man was inside when he walked in.
The intruder reportedly charged at the homeowner, who shot him in self-defense.
The intruder was killed. The coroner identified him as 65-year-old David Lee Walton.
Deputies say Walton lived in Belle Mina and knew the homeowner.
The homeowner is not being charged at this time.