POSTED: Wednesday, May 5, 2010 - 5:24am
UPDATED: Thursday, May 6, 2010 - 10:45pm
El Paso - One man is dead in a Northeast El Paso shooting.
Police say the man was shot after he broke into a home at 8024 Tonto around 5 a.m.
Police say a family with children were in the home.
One of the family members was on the phone calling 9-1-1 while another got into a fight and shot the intruder.
The burglar is described as a man in his 20's.
He died a short time later at William Beaumont Army Medical Center.
Neighbors describe the area as safe and trouble free and add that something like this hasn't happened there before.
More details as they become available.