Home intruder shot dead in a home near Bonney Lake

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A man was shot and killed after he forcefully made his way into a home near Bonney Lake Tuesday, officials say.

“At about 11:09 a.m., a 46-year-old man arrived at the home in the 3200 block of 214th Avenue East, forced his way inside in what was believed to be a home invasion robbery,” Alex Richard with the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department said.

Deputies responded to the scene following a shots fired alert, found a man on arrival, with at least a gunshot wound.

Detectives said the intruder was shot during a physical fight with the homeowner’s 31-year-old son.

Officials transported the suspect  to Good Samaritan Hospital where he was pronounced dead, reports stated.

Homicide investigators are working to understand the motive in the shooting.