'Intruder' slain in cop's home turns out to be his brother, a sheriff's deputy, police say

Fox News | 5/26/2018 | Stephen Sorace
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An off-duty Texas police officer shot and killed his brother, an off-duty sheriff’s deputy, whom the officer initially believed broke into his home Friday evening, authorities said.

Authorities - Burglary - Residence - Stagecoach - Houston

Authorities later confirmed there was no burglary at the residence in Stagecoach, outside Houston, and said it was unclear what led to the shooting of the Harris County sheriff's deputy.

"The exact circumstances surrounding the shooting are under investigation," said Lt. Scott Spencer of the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office. "We don't believe there was a burglary at the residence."

Officials - Victim - Deputy - Rocky - Lee

Officials later identified the victim as Deputy Rocky Lee, 57, a 26-year veteran of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office said the off-duty officer reported the...
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