Homeowner shoots intruder in LeFlore County

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ROCK ISLAND, Okla. (KNWA) — A woman shot and killed a home intruder on Sunday night in LeFlore County.

On Sunday at approximately 5:30 p.m., the LeFlore County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a home intruder on Jenson Lane in Rock Island.

Matthew Harvey, 31, of Huntington, was identified as the intruder.

On arrival, deputies discovered the body of Harvey who had broken into the residence of a 62-year-old hearing-impaired female.

The female at the residence got a firearm and yelled at Harvey to get out of the house. Harvey advanced toward the female who shot him one time.

Harvey died at the scene in the kitchen area of the house.

Harvey was unknown to the resident and she had never seen him before. Harvey’s body was taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for identification.

The incident is still under investigation. Information will be updated when positive identification of the intruder is made.

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