Homeowner shoots, kills showering intruder, police say

By: KIRO7.com

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MASON COUNTY, Wash. - A homeowner who shot and killed an intruder he found taking a shower in his bathroom Saturday is facing a second-degree murder charge.Police say the homeowner, an unidentified man, found a screen taken off a window on his property. Then he noticed a door had been kicked in.

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The homeowner continued to investigate and found Nathaniel Joseph Rosa, 31; in the bathroom taking a shower, police said. The homeowner, after discovering Rosa, left the scene to retrieve his gun, returned and shot Rosa through the shower curtains.

The homeowner was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.

The shooting is under investigation.

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