DA says homeowner acted in self-defense

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The District Attorney's Office said that a homeowner who shot and killed a burglar last month acted in self-defense. The deadly shooting happened September 2 at 2032 Toddville Road.

According to police Timothy Quinn broke into the home on Toddville Road. When the homeowner caught him he ordered Quinn to the floor. When he did not comply, Quinn came toward William Lambert who fired his handgun one time in self-defense.

No charges will be filed against Lambert.