70-year-old man shoots, kills suspect during home invasion

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ORLANDO, Florida — Police in Florida say a 70-year-old man fatally shot an intruder during a home invasion.

Orange County Sheriff’s spokesman Jeff Williamson said in a news release that Juan Jose Caraballo heard someone trying to break into his house about 5 p.m. Wednesday.

He grabbed his gun and shot at the intruders. Williamson says one was hit and killed. The other ran out the back door of the home near Orlando.

Caraballo’s wife and a delivery driver who was in the neighborhood both called 911.

Williamson says that Caraballo also was struck by a bullet and underwent surgery. There was no update on his condition.

The dead man’s name hasn’t been released.

An investigation continues.

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