Deputies: Archer homeowner shoots, kills woman intruder

Published On: Mar 26 2014 09:23:29 AM EDT   Updated On: Mar 27 2014 08:32:39 AM EDT
ARCHER, Fla. -

Just after 2 a.m. Wednesday a man called the Gainesville police to report he had shot someone who kicked in his door.  Deputies and rescue personnel arriving at the home on 133rd Lane in Archer found a woman shot in the torso. 

The Alachua County Sheriff's Office says 26-year-old Latreese Monroe was taken to UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, where she died.

Investigators say the homeowner, 64-year-old Joseph McGuire called 911 around 2 a.m. Wednesday. The Gainesville Sun reports deputies arrived within three minutes and found Monroe and rendered first aid until paramedics arrived and took her to the hospital.

McGuire is cooperating with authorities. So far, no charges have been filed, but the investigation is continuing.


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