Police say armed intruder shot, killed in Lubbock home

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LUBBOCK, Texas (KLBK) – Lubbock Police began a homicide investigation after a robbery in a home early Friday morning which led to a deadly shooting. 

Police said someone entered the home in the 3800 block of 49th Street around 2:30 a.m. and tried to rob a resident inside. The resident then shot the intruder, who was seriously injured. 

Police initially said the intruder was injured but later provided an update to say he was killed. 

Police provided the following update nearly seven hours after the shooting:

An investigation is underway following a shooting in the 3800 block of 49th street.

Lubbock Police were called to the area just before 2:30 a.m. on Friday, January 25th, following reports of shots fired.

At this time it appears a resident was inside the home when 27-year-old Justin Crowley, who was in possession of a gun, attempted to enter the residence, at which point the resident shot Crowley. Crowley was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The investigation by the Metro unit is on-going.

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