A man in Hesperia, California, was shot to death Monday (May 25) after he invaded a home in the middle of the night, police said.

Julian Robert Sanchez Garcia, 31, barged into a home on Balsam Avenue at around 5:49 a.m. (EST), ABC 7 reported, citing deputies.

Two residents of the home said Garcia yelled and thumped on the front door before forcing his way inside. He was struck by a gunshot shortly after entering the home and died at the scene, according to the publication.

Responding officers took the residents to the San Bernardino County sheriff's station in Hesperia and they were said to have been cooperative with the law enforcement. None of the residents have been identified and no arrests have been made.

The residents said Garcia wasn’t previously known to them. It was also not known who among the two men opened fire at Garcia. The incident remains under investigation.

Last week, an Arizona homeowner fatally shot a naked break-in suspect after his family dog alerted him to some sort of disturbance in the property. The father of the house was home with his wife and children when the intruder entered the house and threatened one of his children with a large piece of wood. The intruder then charged at the homeowner, prompting him to open fire and shoot him twice. Responding officers pronounced him dead at the scene. No arrests were made in the case.

In February, an Oklahoma homeowner fatally shot a home invasion intruder citing self-defense. The suspect, identified as Brandon Sharp, 36, entered the property and threatened to kill everyone inside. The unidentified homeowner drew his rifle and shot the man, and fled the scene along with two others to report the incident to the police. Officers arrived at the scene and declared Sharp dead at the scene. The homeowner said he didn’t know Sharp and it was not clear if any arrests were made.

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