Man shot by resident in West Chester home invasion dies, police say
WEST CHESTER, Ohio (WXIX) - A man died after being shot by a resident during a home invasion in West Chester early Saturday morning, police say.
Andrew Tyson, 20, of Hamilton County entered a home on Timberrail Court around 3:30 a.m. without permission, according to West Chester Public Information Officer Barb Wilson.
Wilson said Tyson began to assault one of the homeowners. The person who called 911 claimed Tyson hit them “a lot.”
911 caller: I didn’t even swing back. He hit me a lot. I was in the shower and we was - he went outside - he was destroying and I heard that my, not my girlfriend, but she was crying. You need to get here ASAP.”
The male resident of the home shot Tyson who later died from his injuries, according to Wilson.
Dispatcher: West Chester 911, where is your emergency?
Caller: Hi, I just had to shoot a guy in self-defense at my house.
Wilson said Tyson was known to the homeowners.
Police are still investigating.
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