Suspect dead after burglary of Hamshire home

Published 8:04 am Monday, August 17, 2015

On Monday, August 17, 2015, at 2:37 am, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received a call of a burglary of habitation that had just occurred in the 15000 block of San Jacinto Street, Hamshire, Texas. According to the homeowner, he was awakened by his dog barking. He retrieved his pistol and went into his kitchen, where he confronted a masked individual. Several shots were fired. Upon arrival deputies found the suspect lying in a yard down the street being held at gunpoint by neighbors. Upon arrival Hamshire VFD EMS pronounced the suspect deceased. The investigation is on-going at this time.

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