Grand Prairie Homeowner Shoots, Kills Would-Be Robber

A homeowner shot and killed a man who broke into their Grand Prairie residence early Monday morning, police say.

The deadly shooting happened around 1:15 a.m. Monday in the 2000 block of Plains Court in Grand Prairie, police said.

The would-be robber, identified as 20-year-old Rayme Castilleja, specifically targeted the home he tried to rob, police said. Castilleja forced his way into the house, then the homeowner grabbed a gun and shot him.

Police said Castilleja fled in a vehicle and was dropped off at Baylor Scott & White Hospital int he 3000 block of Kingswood Boulevard, where he was later pronounced dead.