Home invader shot dead in South Eugene apartment

Eugene Police say a suspected home invader was shot to death after entering a south Eugene apartment early Monday morning.

Officials with the Eugene Police Department responded to reports of a burglary in progress about 3:40 a.m. at South Crest Apartments on Donald Street.

According to officials, neighbors called 911 to report gunfire before patrol officers were able to arrive on scene.

Arriving officers located the unidentified man unconscious, a CPR was attempted but the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

A man and a woman live in the apartment.

Officials said it was the man who pulled the trigger on the suspect.

Both of the residents of the apartment were cooperating with police.

Violent crimes detectives have been notified and are investigating the incident. There is no ongoing threat to the public.

This is a developing news story.