FORT WASHINGTON, Md. (WUSA) -- The intruder killed by a homeowner, who is also an Alexandria Deputy Sheriff, has been identified, officials say.
Prince George's County police say 20-year-old Jon Adgrain Pocknett was shot by the deputy after the suspect broke into his house on Tuesday night.
Officers were called to the 8400 block of Rose Marie Drive in Fort Washington, Md., for a shooting late Tuesday night. They found someone suffering from a gun shot wound.
Police say the deputy sheriff, who was off-duty, stated that he caught someone breaking into his house and shot that person.
The person died.
The deputy has been placed on Administrative leave pending the completion of an investigation by the Prince George's County and Alexandria Sheriff's Office.