Police investigate a deadly shooting that could fall under the State’s so-called “Castle Law”.
KVUE's Jessica Vess reports
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Police are not saying much right now because they are still investigating the invasion, but we do know that the suspected burglar was shot and killed. It happened at a home about an hour northeast of Austin in Cameron.
Milam County Sheriff's deputies got a call around two this morning about the shooting of a home intruder.
Deputies found suspected burglar, 34-year-old Eddie Sexton III, dead.
No charges are filed yet, but the case could be the latest in a string of Castle Law defenses.
The law which was passed last September by Texas lawmakers gives homeowners the right to shoot an intruder - but there are boundaries.
It's still unclear whether or not the homeowner is the one who shot and killed Sexton this morning.
Deputies say the investigation will go to a grand jury. That group will decide if charges should be filed.
That is the way all Castle Doctrine defenses are handled.