PHOENIX - Police say a man who tried to break into a north Phoenix home has died after being shot by the homeowner.
Investigators say when the man tried to get into the home and was shot by the female homeowner.
The man was taken to a hospital with critical injuries where he later died.
The woman was interviewed by police and claimed self-defense in the shooting. She was released.
The case will be submitted to the Maricopa County Attorney's Office for review.
"If you break in my house, my privacy, I do anything to defend myself, and if I gotta kill you, I will do it too. I'm sorry, that's how I feel," one neighbor said in reaction to the shooting.