Man shot and killed at Kenosha apartment, tenant faces no charges

Man shot and killed at Kenosha apartment, tenant faces no charges

Kenosha police, district attorney say the tenant had a right to self-defense

A Kenosha apartment resident who shot and killed someone who burgled his home will not face charges, according to Kenosha police and the Kenosha County District Attorney’s Office. Video above: Kenosha police arrest person in connection to deadly apartment shootingAccording to police, Izerion Cooper, 24, and Dieonte Lee, 20, committed a burglary at the Wood Creek apartments near 15th Street and 30th Avenue on Friday, June 21. Police said the two stole a gun from the apartment. Later, around 4:25 a.m., Cooper realized he had forgotten some of his belongings at the apartment and went back to get them. When Cooper returned, the apartment was back home at the residence. Cooper and the tenant got into a physical fight. Police said Cooper was armed during the fight. According to the Kenosha County District Attorney’s Office and the Kenosha Police Department, the apartment tenant was within his right of self-defense when he shot and killed Cooper. At this time, no homicide-related charges will be referred or filed. Police found and arrested Dieontre Lee, who they said was part of the original burglary. Lee is charged with burglary using a dangerous weapon and theft of a firearm.

A Kenosha apartment resident who shot and killed someone who burgled his home will not face charges, according to Kenosha police and the Kenosha County District Attorney’s Office.

Video above: Kenosha police arrest person in connection to deadly apartment shooting

According to police, Izerion Cooper, 24, and Dieonte Lee, 20, committed a burglary at the Wood Creek apartments near 15th Street and 30th Avenue on Friday, June 21. Police said the two stole a gun from the apartment. Later, around 4:25 a.m., Cooper realized he had forgotten some of his belongings at the apartment and went back to get them.

When Cooper returned, the apartment was back home at the residence. Cooper and the tenant got into a physical fight. Police said Cooper was armed during the fight.

According to the Kenosha County District Attorney’s Office and the Kenosha Police Department, the apartment tenant was within his right of self-defense when he shot and killed Cooper. At this time, no homicide-related charges will be referred or filed.

Police found and arrested Dieontre Lee, who they said was part of the original burglary. Lee is charged with burglary using a dangerous weapon and theft of a firearm.

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