SC homeowner shoots, kills intruder who broke in with shovel, police say

SC homeowner shoots, kills intruder who broke in with shovel, police say (Image 1)

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) – Orangeburg County sheriff's deputies say a homeowner shot and killed a man who broke into a home. 

Sheriff Leroy Ravenell says 21-year-old DeShawn Randolph used a shovel to break a back window of a home near Orangeburg around 11 p.m. Sunday. 

Deputies say the homeowner grabbed a gun and shot down the hallway. Randolph was struck and died from his wounds. 

An autopsy was planned Tuesday. 

No charges have been filed against the homeowner.

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