Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Intruder Identified In Fatal Shooting

Matt-SykoraThe Yuma County Sheriff’s Office says they have identified the intruder who was shot and killed by a homeowner early Monday morning. 

19-year-old Matthew Sykora was inside a residence in the 14000 block of South Avenue “D”.  Upon arrival, police found Sykora deceased inside the residence with a single gunshot wound.  

Initial investigation at the scene indicated the homeowner was awoken by the sounds of a possible intruder inside the residence.  The intruder was confronted by the homeowner, who was armed.  The homeowner has not been identified.

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