Williamson County homeowner shoots, kills burglary suspect: sheriff

A Williamson County homeowner shot and killed a man who allegedly had forced his way into the home, officials say.

The Williamson County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded around midnight May 11 to a burglary-in-progress call in the 6000 block of County Road 239 in Jarrell.

The homeowner shot the suspect, later identified as 29-year-old Juan Sanchez-Palafox, after he had forced his way into the home. Deputies arrived and found Sanchez-Palafox dead at the residence, says WCSO.


Anyone with any information about this ongoing investigation is asked to contact the Williamson County Sheriff's Office.