Update: Intruder of home invasion identified

Franson Take, 19, of Vancouver, was shot and killed by homeowner

VANCOUVER — A suspect of a home invasion was shot and killed by the homeowner Thursday night according to Vancouver Police Department officials. The intruder was identified Wednesday (Feb. 19) by the Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office as 19-year-old Franson J. Take, of Vancouver.

Vancouver Police responded to a possible residential burglary in progress in the 6000 block of SE Beach Drive Thursday. Initial reports indicated an unknown suspect broke into the occupied residence. Photo by Chris Brown
Vancouver Police responded to a possible residential burglary in progress in the 6000 block of SE Beach Drive Thursday. Initial reports indicated an unknown suspect broke into the occupied residence. Photo by Chris Brown

Vancouver Police responded to a possible residential burglary in progress in the 6000 block of SE Beach Drive. Initial reports indicated an unknown suspect broke into the occupied residence. 

The homeowner confronted the suspect with a firearm and shot him. The suspect was pronounced deceased at the scene. The homeowner and his family were not injured. 

The Vancouver Police Major Crimes Unit are continuing the investigation which indicates the male suspect forced open a rear door of the residence by kicking it and was inside the home when the homeowner confronted him. The suspect charged toward the homeowner who then fired his weapon, hitting the suspect. The suspect then fled out the door and collapsed outside the back of the residence where he was located deceased.

The Major Crimes Unit responded and is continuing to investigate.

Information provided by Vancouver Police Department.

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