Burglary turns deadly in NW Travis Co.
Suspected burglar shot and killed
Updated: Friday, 16 Jul 2010, 10:01 PM CDT
Published : Friday, 16 Jul 2010, 9:51 PM CDT
TRAVIS COUNTY (KXAN) - The Travis County Sheriff’s Office says a burglary turned deadly on Friday after a homeowner fought an intruder in northwest Travis County.
Sheriff’s Deputies received a report shortly after 5 p.m. in reference to a burglary in progress in the 13700 block of Cedar Ridge.
The caller told officials that a man, later identified as Ryan Glen Bradford, 34, had broken into her home and was fighting her husband. According to Roger Wade with the Sheriff's office, at one during the assault the suspected burglar was shot.
Deputies, along with North Lake Travis Fire Department, Austin/Travis County EMS, StarFlight, and the Jonestown Police Department responded to the scene. When they arrived they found the suspected burglar with a gunshot wound.
Bradford was transported to University Medical Center Brackenridge for treatment; however, he succumbed to his injury and was pronounced dead at 6:20pm.
Detectives do not anticipate filing any charges at this time. They will present the case to the District Attorney’s Office for review and presentation to the Grand Jury.