Alleged robber shot and killed in NC home invasion


The 300 block of Brooklyn Circle in Cumberland County. (Google Maps)

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.C. – A man accused of trying to break into a North Carolina home was shot and killed early Saturday morning, according to WRAL-TV.

Investigators said they found 23-year-old Theodore Horton shot to death at a home in the 300 block of Brooklyn Circle in Cumberland County just before 2 a.m.

Authorities said no one else who lived inside the home was injured. Officials said the body is being sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Raleigh.

Horton is believed to be homeless. He was identified by officials through fingerprints and tattoo markings, according to WECT-TV.

The incident remains under investigation. Other details surrounding the circumstances have not been released.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.


get the app

My FOX8 News App

Follow FOX8 on Twitter