Woman shoots, kills suspected intruder in child's bedroom

Portland Police say a woman shot and killed an intruder in her SE home Sunday (KATU News photo).png

PORTLAND, Ore. (KATU) -- Portland Police say a woman shot and killed a suspected intruder she found inside her home early Sunday morning.

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The woman was with her two children, aged 5 and 10, when she returned home around 2 a.m. Police say she found an intruder inside one of her children's rooms and shot and killed him.

He hasn't been identified, but police say he was 59 years old.

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An autopsy is scheduled for Monday. The victim has been interviewed by police and has not been arrested.

If you have any information, call police.

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