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Sunday, November 14th, 2010

Intruder shot, killed by Belmont Street resident

San Marcos police are investigating the death of a 19-year old man early Sunday who was shot by a resident as he tried to enter the back door of a home in the 1300 block of Belmont Street in San Marcos.

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Luling teen indicted on capital murder charges for involvement in ‘Harry Potter’ home invasion

A 17-year-old Luling boy has been indicted with capital murder after a San Marcos homeowner shot and killed two of his alleged teenage accomplices in a failed drug heist Sept. 4.

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

San Marcos police holding public meetings on recent crime

The San Marcos Police Department will host four community meetings to discuss the recent crimes that have occurred in San Marcos, including three home invasions resulting in shootings since September.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Two arrested in latest home invasion, shooting

San Marcos police arrested two San Antonio men in an overnight home invasion in which one person was shot and wounded.

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Two teens dead, one hurt in botched home invasion robbery

Two Luling teenagers are dead and a third seriously wounded after they were shot by a resident in an attempted home invasion early Friday in San Marcos.