Shooting Kills Man Who Confronted Homeowner with Ax

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A shooting killed a 40-year-old man in Montgomery County after police say he came after a homeowner with an ax.

Investigators say around 11:30 last night, Montgomery County Sheriffs deputies were called to a home in the 16000 block of Suzanne in northeast Montgomery County.

When deputies arrived they found the victim had been shot in the chest by the homeowner. He was taken by ambulance to a local Conroe hospital where he was pronounced dead. His name has not been released.

Detectives say the homeowner and shooting victim were arguing at a house nearby and then the shooting victim drove his vehicle through the yard of another home making threats to the family. Investigators say he took out an ax to confront the homeowner.

The homeowner armed himself with a gun and shot the victim in the chest.

No charges have been filed against the homeowner.