Lake Forest Park renter shoots, kills burglary suspect

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Police are investigating after a home renter fatally shot a burglary suspect Wednesday afternoon in Lake Forest Park

At about 1:30 p.m., officers responded to a report of a residential burglary in the Hillside neighborhood. 

According to investigators, the renter heard a loud noise, which ended up being someone kicking in his door. 

He told investigators that he tried to escape and go into his bedroom, but he ended up having to shoot the suspect. 

After police arrived, officers attempted life-saving measures but the suspect died. 

According to police, the suspect and renter knew each other, and the suspect had previously trespassed a few years ago.   

The investigation remains ongoing.